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Day by Day: The Chronicles of a Hard of Hearing Reporter

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The Seventh Volume in the Deaf Lives Series

Elizabeth Thompson’s hearing loss was detected when she was in elementary school, and her hearing continued to deteriorate until she became completely deaf. Like many other hard of hearing and late-deafened individuals, her hearing loss complicated the general challenges of life. She struggled through school, worked as a secretary
Paperback, 204 pages
Published June 15th 2008 by Gallaudet University Press
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Nancy Brady
Day by Day contains the reflections of the life of Liz Thompson. Thompson's s life-long joys and sorrows of dealing with her increasing loss of hearing through the years comes across through her exposition and newspaper columns. The sense of her life as a solitary vireo comes through loud and clear. She shows her human frailities, but always with humor, joy, and compassion for herself and others she meets, knows, and loves. Further she takes the reader into her life of dealing with multiple scle ...more
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Oct 02, 2008 Elizabeth rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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I grew up in small town America. My hearing loss was discovered in 4th grade but nothing was done. My first book begins in 4th grade moving to and past my first successful cochlear implant in 2002. But it's not chronological at all. My writing is to encourage all readers to just keep moving and rely on what you can do, not what you cannot.

I loved being a reporter and I believe I was better at jour
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