A woman who was formerly deaf heard for the first time recently after receiving a cochlear implant at University of Mississippi Medical Center. The first words she heard? Her boyfriend proposing.
“I wanted to make the first thing you hear was asking you to marry me,” Kevin Peakman told his girlfriend, Andrea Diaz.
The video, which was posted on Facebook by entertainment website Poke My Heart on Thursday, has since begun going viral. As of Friday morning, it had nearly 130,000 views.
Woman Receives Cochlear Implant and Marriage Proposal
This woman cried tears of joy after she received a cochlear implant and was able to hear. She was already having an amazing day, when another life-changing surprise happened:Posted by Poke My Heart on Friday, March 18, 2016
In the video, Diaz replies amid tears.
“Yes, te amo,” she said, meaning “I love you” in English.