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Imagine yourself in the skin of a person with hearing loss. You are in a movie theatre, at worship, or attending a lecture—and having trouble hearing. Which of these two hearing assistance options would you prefer?
I started losing my hearing a little at a time at 14. Back then I was the typical teenager wandering around saying, “Huh” so no one caught it. I got by but all the signs were there such as making sure I sat up front in vehicles so I could hear better. I talked loud and had to learn to feel my voice. I asked for repeats often.