Also at ABC News, "Deaf 10-Year-Old Regains Hearing with Cochlear Implant":
The sound of Sammie Hicks's own breathing moved her to tears three weeks ago.
That's because it was the first time she ever heard it.
"I started to cry because it was overwhelming," 10-year-old Sammie told ABC affiliate WFAA. "I had no idea what the sounds were."
Born with a genetic mutation that caused her to lose her hearing.