Finding the Silence of the Season

“When I get home at night, the first thing I do is whip off my hearing aid and relax.” I was a little shocked at my friend’s comment. Another friend also takes off her cochlear implant sound processor at times during the day just to get the same noise-free peace. I fought hard for the…

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The Amazingness of Hearing Loss

A human being is an amazing creature, capable of amazing things: we can think, talk, see, hear, feel pleasure and pain, show compassion, move forwards-backwards-sideways and, as the advertisements say, so much, much more. Perfect people would operate flawlessly on this scale of amazingness – but do such people really exist? Surely even the most…

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