Gael Hannan – Hearing What the Bad Guys Say

March 11, 2014 in Community News

Hearing What the Bad Guys Say

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I have a recurring nightmare. Technically I suppose it’s not a nightmare because I fret about this while I’m awake, not when I’m sleeping.

I worry about being caught in a bank robbery – not doing the robbery, but being in the bank just when  Jesse James’ great-great-grandson decides to carry on the family trade.  When I’m nervous or agitated, my hearing tends to drop; people with hearing loss just don’t cope well in hold-ups.  Hearing people are much better at it.

To give you a idea of what we go through, here’s an excerpt from the opening monologue . . . More