The gift of hearing! I borrowed this story.

Farxaan Adm
Posted December 15, 2019 from Somalia

The Director of Advocacy and Accessibility at Doppler Labs is working to change the way people hear the world. “It started back when I was 26 years old and sitting in my car in front of my audiologist’s office. My hearing aid had broken and I had just paid $3,500 to replace it. I went into debt to cover it and made a promise that I was going to change this,” says KR Liu. Through her work with the Hearing Loss Association of America, Liu has become a well-known advocate for the hard of hearing, and is currently working to support the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2016. (These are the 14 inspiring films about influential women that you need to watch.)

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Lisbeth
Dec 15, 2019
Dec 15, 2019

Dear Farxaan,
You are welcome to world pulse. Oh mine that is really a huge amount of money for a hearing aid?

If it was here I guess a lots of hard in hearing people can't afford.
Do you have a project to help provide hearing aids? Congratulations on your first post.

Hope you have a great week ahead .
Regards

Anita Shrestha
Dec 15, 2019
Dec 15, 2019

Thank you for sharing this amazing piece

Tarke Edith
Dec 15, 2019
Dec 15, 2019

Hi dear
You are welcome to world pulse ,a place where we share our worries .

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Dec 15, 2019
Dec 15, 2019

Dear Farxaan,

Welcome to World Pulse! It's such a joy that a new voice from Somalia is rising up.

$3,500 is a huge amount. I didn't know hearing aids could cost this much. What great work KR Liu has started. Thank you for sharing this with us. I'm looking forward to knowing more of you. Please continue to write your stories.

Welcome to our growing sisterhood! I'm curious how did you know about World Pulse.

Farxaan Adm
Dec 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019

Dear karen
Thank you for amazing motivation.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Dec 17, 2019
Dec 17, 2019

You're welcome, dear! Have a great day!

Jill Langhus
Dec 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019

Hi Farxaan,

Welcome to World Pulse! Congrats on your first story. It's great to have more representation from Somalia. I hope you bring more sisters to the forum. So, do you have a hearing ad, or you're just sharing the story? I'm looking forward to hearing what you're passionate about and what your goals are.

Hope you're doing well and having a great week!

lizzymark
Dec 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019

Welcome to world pulse Farxaan,this is the right place for you and congrats on your first post. That amount is really huge, Its a beautiful thing Liu is doing,hope she grows and increase. Welcome we love u

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