Since he was born, hearing specialists have been unable to test his hearing in the left ear. At birth the doctors claimed his small ear canals were too small and then in the following four tests his breathing was too noisy to get a read. The test measures sound waves by placing a small probe in his ear that sends waves through the canal - once the sound waves hit the inner ear they bounce back. Do you how difficult it is to keep an infant quiet? Thanks to the mesmerizing effects of bubbling blowing by the doctor, Nathan was quiet long enough for the equipment to measure his hearing. He passed -both ears!