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    15 Struggles Only Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing People Will Understand

    These are just a few of the things we repeatedly hear or don't hear.

    1. "Wait, so if you can hear me then you're not actually deaf."

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    Deaf, hard of hearing... WHATEVER.

    2. When people silently mouth things to you.

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    You're so clever and funny.

    3. "Can I try your hearing aids on?"

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    4. If you mumble...

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    We can't be friends.

    5. "What's it like being death?"

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    Deaf people aren't the only ones who need you to enunciate.

    6. When somebody suggests that we play the telephone game...

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    7. “If you can't hear, why don't you know sign language?”

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    I do. See?

    8. The majority of my conversations:

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    9. Or just simply...

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    10. "My grandpa has hearing aids, too!"

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    11. When people complain about the movie subtitles being turned on...

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    12. Trying to have a simple conversation with people...

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    13. When people grow impatient repeating themselves.

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    14. What I tell myself when I'm missing a seemingly interesting conversation...

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    15. When people ask if I ever pretend not to hear them.

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