The Big Think

September 3, 2012

Sounds from Silence

Filed under: Music — jasony @ 3:45 pm

Being able to hear music for the first time ever.:

“I’ve never understood it.

My whole life I’ve seen hearing people make a fool of themselves singing their favorite song or gyrating on the dance floor. I’ve also seen hearing people moved to tears by a single song. That was the hardest thing for me to wrap my head around.

I was born profoundly deaf and all music sounded like trash through my hearing aids.

That is until a couple days ago when I put on a new pair of hearing aids for the first time in years…..”

Read the whole thing.

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