Medicine: How's That?

"We must come out and claim our rights. We must deserve and get them. The day is past for a hard-of-hearing person to cling to solitude and slink through the world missing half of life because of a false sense of shame. So put on a hearing aid. Wear it with pride, not as a badge of disgrace!" Thus croaked deafened Novelist Rupert Hughes to fellow members of the American Society for the Hard of Hearing who met in Manhattan last week. On his own lapel he proudly wore one of his several electrical...

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