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New Cochleas, New Life
Dawn, 43, a mother of two, lost her hearing 15 years ago due to an unknown cause. She’s since communicated by reading lips and has never heard her 8-year-old son Asher’s voice. After learning she was a candidate for a cochlear implant, Dawn underwent the procedure to make a difference in her family’s life.


Reading lips
Dawn says "communicating is exhausting."


"I’m not afraid of surgery, I’m afraid of hearing.” Neurotologist Dr. William Slattery performs Dawn’s cochlear implant.


Hearing Asher’s voice Witness Dawn hear Asher’s voice for the very first time.

 









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