Am I a Hearing Person Wannabe?

The green-eyed monster rises up in me every once in a while. I can’t help it—it’s human nature. My human nature. There are occasional moments when, stabbed in the heart with envy, I look at a hearing person (someone with no hearing loss) and think, “I wish I were you.” Usually it’s more like, “I…

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Can YOU Hear a Burp?

I have a small bone to pick with people who can hear well. It’s not that I begrudge them their hearing—but do they have to be so show-offy about it? These people let you know when they hear a pin drop. They can understand what’s being said way over there. They can understand speech in noisy situations—on a roller…

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