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January 31, 2019

Living and Loving Out Loud

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Affected by hearing loss for years, Jerry and Madalaine McDaniel created a world for themselves that revolved around their quiet home environment. But when the couple was offered a chance to escape the silence, they leaped at the possibility of a return to sound.

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Tags: cochlear implant, Dr. Colin Driscoll, Head and neck surgery, Meniere's disease, otorhinolaryngology

May 31, 2013

Born Deaf and My Miracle of Sound

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I was born profoundly deaf due to auditory neuropathy and did not hear a single sound until I received a cochlear implant when I was 4 ½ years old. My parents said that I was always a happy, sweet child and I was born with a smile on my face and a twinkle in my […]

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Tags: 4185, 5335, auditory neuropathy, cochlear implant, deaf, Lexi Grafe, sound

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