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Emotional video for Minn. hearing implant goes viral with 2M YouTube hits

A St. Paul-based medical device company is getting free marketing magic. A video by one of its customers has gone viral -- with more than two million YouTube hits in just a few days. Sarah Churman, 29, posted the clip of her hearing her own voice for the first time after receiving a hearing implant from Envoy Medical.
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A St. Paul-based medical device company is getting free marketing magic. A video by one of its customers has gone viral -- with more than two million YouTube hits in just a few days. Sarah Churman, 29, posted the clip of her hearing her own voice for the first time after receiving a hearing implant from Envoy Medical.

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