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Deb · Platinum Member · ✭✭

About Me

As a person who has a very long termed deafness, waking up deaf one morning at age 17,and spending 31 years in silence (no hearing aid), I have had tremendous success with my CI! Getting back music in such a high quality way boggles my mind and even after almost seven years I am still pinching myself!


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My favorite thing about my AB Cochlear implant is
The high quality of my hearing.
With my AB cochlear implant, I can
Talk on the phone, any phone! Enjoy music like I never dreamed and be part of life again.
My favorite sound is
Laughter, and listening to my one year old grandson singing to his stuffed lion.
I chose AB because
After intensive research, we discovered the AB technology was more advanced. I wanted as many future options as I could have.
I am a BEA Mentor because
I want to give hope to people who might not realize that even very long term deaf people can have amazing success with a CI.
I can help cochlear implant candidates by
Listening, answering questions, and sharing my story.