Local Family Receives Priceless Holiday Gift

Baby Hears Clearly For The First Time

photo-2Back in December, Hayes and Fisk Photography launched its first-ever Instagram Challenge: #RVAHolidays. The idea was to get Richmonders to share their favorite holiday traditions on Instagram for a chance at over $500 in prizes.

558639_614179351963956_1242109445_nIndia Lipton submitted the photo featured at the right and was announced as our grand prize winner on December 18th.

We couldn’t have predicted what would happen next.

Just days later, her son, Dylan Eli, was making headlines of his own. The 11-month old, who had sustained some hearing loss as a result of complications at birth, had just be fitted for his first hearing aid.

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Dylan’s reaction to being able to hear clearly for the first time, which went viral on YouTube, is priceless. We couldn’t stop smiling. Take a look!

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About Trevor Dickerson

Trevor Dickerson is the Director of Client Services at VANCE, a social media addict, and lover of all things RVA.