WATCH: Hear‚ hear – Cape Town boy’s joy as he receives ears
TMG Digital | 2017-02-16 20:09:32.0
Tylor Baker‚ 15‚ was born without any ears. Now‚ Groote Schuur hospital in conjunction with the Fuchs Foundation‚ have given him a second chance at a normal life.
Baker received two new ears‚ made out of silicon and shaped according to his sister’s ears. He now hopes to become a professional swimmer and for people to stop staring at him.
One out of every 10 000 children are born without ears‚ a condition known as microtia.
Watch as he talks about what it was like to have ears for the first time.