Deaf boy hears live music for first time at Dallas Mavericks game
"When we were walking out of the suite, he gave a real big, 'whoa.' You know, what's that?" said Cody Lee, his father.
Cody and Brenda Lee could hardly hold their son back.
"He tapped on his processor and he signed, 'where, where is the sound?'" said Brenda Lee, the boy's mother.
The family raced down to the lower level to find the drumline. It only took a few seconds for Jace to understand what was happening.
"You know, people do take certain things for granted. You don't think about it. You wake up and you hear stuff. It's not the same way for him," said Brenda Lee.
Jace, who is deaf, lost his hearing at a young age and only recently began to catch glimpses of loud sounds with the help of a cochlear implant. The drums on Tuesday were some of just a few sounds he has ever heard.
"It's just really great to see something that normally everybody else gets to experience with their kids. You know, hearing 'mom' and all that stuff. We didn't get that," said Brenda Lee.
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