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Comment: The two most painful words to the hard of hearing

Lauren Sheerwood
Opinions – Times Colonist
April 13, 2014

“I am one of an estimated 3.15 million hard of hearing Canadians. This doesn’t mean I don’t hear people. Every day, I hear conversations and arguments and lectures and cussing all around me. And of all the words that stream past, the most hurtful aren’t swear words. Like almost everyone else, I swear. But the two words that I would never say to someone and can’t stand hearing are: “Never mind.” …” READ MORE ->

See How Well You Hear

Danielle Dube
Global News
April 10, 2014

“The “See How Well You Hear” app hopes to get people — youth, especially — to test their hearing at home using their eyesight. “One thing we noticed was that young people are not hesitant to get their eyes tested, which was so unusual because they’re so hesitant to get their hearing tested,” said Brett Channer, president and CCO of Red Lion Canada, the app’s creator…” READ MORE ->

Marilyn Dahl writes to the letter to the Editor of Vancouver Sun

Sent by Marilyn Dahl to the Vancouver Sun and published April 1, 2014:
http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/letters/SPCA+policy+questioned/9683322/story.html

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