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No limits: Olympic athletes thriving with hearing loss

August 4, 2016 in Advocacy & Access, Community News

 

 

 Healthy Hearing 
Contributed by Lisa Packer, staff writer
Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Full of drive and determination, Olympic athletes and Olympic hopefuls are admired role models who remind us of the amazing human potential. All eyes will be on our heroes in Rio de Janeiro this month as they strive for the pinnacle of athletic success: a gold medal. Being an elite athlete is no easy feat. Athletes regularly contend with injuries, grueling hours of training and sacrifices too numerous to mention, and some are competing with another challenge: hearing loss.

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