Esther Savage loves a lot of things. She loves practicing her cartwheels. She loves light saber duels with her mom – and tickle fights. Her giddy laughter is infectious. And like many 5-year-olds, she loves singing along to "Frozen." Just a few years ago, though, Esther wasn’t singing or saying anything.
She was a healthy, normal baby girl, and she was not hearing. She didn’t hear anything. She had no sound at all,” said Tiffany Savage, who adopted Esther in 2012. Esther was just a toddler in an orphanage in Haiti. Savage said when Esther was about 16 months old, she contracted severe meningitis, which damaged the hair follicles in her inner ear.
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