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Dad Gets Cochlear Implant Tattooed on His Shaved Head to Support His Deaf Daughter

Sweet gesture of a father who gets cochlear implant tattoo to show support for his deaf daughter goes viral.


It’s amazing how people go great lengths for a loved one. For the most part, no one does it better than our parents. Their love is enduring, selfless and unconditional. They are always willing to make sacrifices for us and most importantly, they accept and embrace us despite our imperfections.

Another ‘super dad’ from New Zealand is currently melting hearts of people across the world. Alistair Campbell has a 6-year-old daughter Charlotte who suffers hearing impairement. Charlotte had her first cochlear implant when she was 4 years old and just had another one put in recently at Gillies Hospital.

To make sure that Charlotte wouldn’t feel different, Alistair had his own cochlear implant tattooed on the left side of his shaved head.


Photo credit: NZHERALD/Facebook

This is also his way of showing support and ‘feeling a little bit of pain for Charlotte.’ He said he will let his hair grow back but will shave it off again for his  beloved daughter. Such a sweet dad!

When New Zealand Herald asked what made him do it, Alistair was straight to the point. He simply replied:

“My love for her really.”

Charlotte’s condition started with only a mild hearing impairment to being diagnosed as profoundly deaf in her left ear.


Photo credit: Twitter

This is a condition that limits the ability to transmit sound to her brain in her right ear. Apparently, this news  is not so surprising to the family especially to her mother Anita who also had a cochlear implant while her brother Lewis wears hearing aids too. Seeing the positive change in Charlotte’s behavior, she says the implants are working well for her daughter.

Anita said:

“She wouldn’t talk to anybody to pretty much a social butterfly.”

Mary Jane Boland, the Hearing House fundraising and communications manager, said that after the second implant, Charlotte can now ‘do all the things hearing kids can and live a normal life just like the rest.’

Meanwhile, when Charlotte first saw her father’s tattoo, all she said was, ‘cool.’

It seems everyone feels the same way about it too because after their photo was shared online, it rapidly went viral.

Filip Dakic, a Twitter user, commented:

“Wow. Respect! Getting through it together with his daughter” .

Well, we can’t help but agree. Alistair is such a loving dad indeed. Way to, go Super Dad!

H/T: Someecards, New Zealand Herald



Teen boy loses left leg in a horrific escalator accident in Mexico City

After several escalator accidents in China, a teenage boy lost his leg in a horrific escalator accident in Mexico City.


A 13-year-old boy who failed to notice that his shoelaces had come undone lost his left leg after getting dragged by an escalator.

The unnamed teenage boy from Mexico City was out shopping with his friends in the Plaza Aragon mall in Mexico City when the horrible accident occurred.

Apparently, his untied shoelaces got caught in the mechanism. As a result, the boy was dragged into the moving stairs causing him to sustain serious injuries. Doctors attempted to save his leg but were left without a choice but to amputate it.

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The 20 Most Gorgeous Trees From Around the World

Take a look at the 20 most beautiful trees on earth.

I have always enjoyed travelling to remote areas and visiting the countryside. I gaze at the blue sky; the mountain ranges; and the clear, turquoise water and it makes me wonder how the world looked before houses and tall edifices replaced the trees and plants in the city. I look around me and imagine a place full of vibrant colours, similar to Robin William’s 1998 movie, “What Dreams May Come.”

Being a nature lover myself, I cannot comprehend living in a place without plants such as trees because they provide us with food, shelter, and oxygen. Moreover, these living things are also beautiful to look at; all over the world, there are various kinds of trees and other plants with captivating shapes, sizes, and colours. In fact, these trees are so astonishing that they look almost unreal.

Here is a list of the 20 most beautiful trees (vines and bushes included) on Earth:

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What Does The Length Of Your Finger Say About You? Take This Quick Personality Test Now!

This simple quiz will tell your personality by the length of your fingers.

Fortune-telling activities are popular all over the world. This is understandable because the thought of knowing the unknown really sparks great interest among people. Tarot cards, crystal balls, human palms -- all these are being utilized by fortune tellers to take a glimpse of the future.

But do you know that personalities can be identified with just a glance at your fingers? Of course, the fun part here is that you don't have to go out of the house anymore. Yes, you can do it by yourself plus there truly is no harm in trying so allow us to show you how...

First, look at your hand and compare the length of your ring finger and index finer.


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