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How I coped with going deaf overnight

Hint: A Marvel superhero came to my rescue

Excerpted from “Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hearing Loss and Recovery,” published by Skyhorse and distributed by Simon & Schuster.

Lobby, House Ear Clinic, Los Angeles. Photo by Noel Holston

Our bedroom was chilly when I slid out of bed and stumbled into the bathroom to relieve myself. It was the beginning of my winter daybreak ritual: Get up. Relieve…

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