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11 Reasons Why Cochlear Implants Make Your Life Awesome

December 4th, 2013 by | Tags: , | 6 Comments »

1. You can turn down the volume at loud concerts.

2. You can shut off your ears when your spouse or parents are yelling.

3. You have very fashionable ears.

PHOTO CREDIT: Ash Arp

PHOTO CREDIT: Ash Arp

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PHOTO CREDIT: Denis Portis

4. You have a computer chip in your skull.

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5. You can play magic tricks by sticking magnetic objects to your head.

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PHOTO CREDIT: Bethany Miller

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PHOTO CREDIT: Jennifer Eng

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PHOTO CREDIT: Anne Noble

6. You can set the volume for music as loud as you want and not worry about losing your hearing and disturbing others (when listening with an accessory or tele-coil loop).

7. You can shut off your ears and sleep peacefully (especially on airplanes when babies are crying).

8. You get to go to awesome conventions.

9. You belong to the coolest online social groups (cochlear implant related groups) and meet best friends.

10. When you grow old, you will not lose hearing.

11. You can enjoy hearing all the wonderful sounds around you.

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6 Comments

Rusty

December 4, 2013 at 11:47 pm

hahah !! I love it ! we are soooooooooooo blessed and have so many advantages over ~ “natural/normal hearing !!! ” whoohooo !!

Rusty

December 4, 2013 at 11:50 pm

hahaha !! I love it ~~ we are sooooooo blessed and have so many advantages over “natural/normal” hearing people ~~ Whooo hoooo!!

December 5, 2013 at 12:28 am

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December 5, 2013 at 12:49 am

This is AWESOME! Oh, and by the way, Shigley is my middle name, now! :p

Rachel

December 5, 2013 at 12:56 am

Whoops! Made the change.

December 5, 2013 at 6:05 am

Rachel, you are too funny! Just today I used my super powers and muted some really loud background noise while wrapping presents for a Christmas shop at my son’s elementary school. I love having so much control! ;)