Joanne Milne has lived 40 years of her life without hearing a human voice. She described it as being lonely and wanted to hear someone speak. Milne underwent surgery which was on trial and had a low chance of success. Milne was determined to go ahead with it, watch as she hears sound for the first time.
She Was Deaf All Her Life, Watch Her Reaction When She Hears For The First Time
Deaf woman hears after 40 years of silence - BBC News