A 10-year-old girl has regained her hearing thanks to a 'bionic ear', ABC News reports.
Sammie Hicks, who was born with a genetic mutation in her ears, has been deaf for much of her life.
But the brave little girl, who has learned to read lips, said she hasn't allowed her disability to slow her down.
"Just because you're deaf, doesn't mean you can't go and do the things you want to do," she said in an interview with ABC News.
Recently, a life-changing moment shook Sammie's world. The little girl learned that her insurance would cover the cost of a cochlear implant -- a device that would help her regain her hearing.
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