A video perfectly captures a deaf baby’s special connection with her deaf grandmother.
Shari Joy McMahon shared a video of her mother and her daughter on her Facebook page page in January.
“Grandma and Aria time,” McMahon wrote. “Deaf grandma teaching deaf baby signs.”
Earlier this month, it was shared by the Love What Matters Facebook page, where it garnered more than 10 million views.
“Aria ... always ‘listens’ intently to people signing to her,” McMahon told parenting site Scary Mommy. “She is fifth generation deaf in our family. Almost every member of our family is deaf.”
Since the video was shared, McMahon and her daughter, now 5 months old, have moved to Maryland, away from Aria’s grandmother in Florida.
“Aria and I have moved out of state, so they haven’t seen each other since the video,” McMahon told Scary Mommy. “They have a special bond, and my mom misses her so much.”
Brianna Chambers contributed to this report.
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