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It's hard not to hear

Dear Editor,
How to talk to a hard-of-hearing person:
It’s not hard to spot them. They are the ones with either an intent look on their face (trying to catch every word that’s being said) or an indifferent look (feeling left out).
When you know the person cannot hear well, talk to them (not at them) face to face. May eye contact. And for Heaven’s sake, if they ask you to repeat, please do, and a little louder, too. And never, never say, “oh, never mind” and walk away.
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