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Musicians Defy Hearing Loss To Make Sweet Sounds (Re-broadcast)

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Charles Mokotoff spent years hiding his deafness, as he performed and taught classical guitar.
Charles Mokotoff
Charles Mokotoff spent years hiding his deafness, as he performed and taught classical guitar.

The Maryland-based organization Adult Musicians With Hearing Loss is a national group for people who refuse to let hearing loss/impairment get in the way of making music. Rebecca visits two local members of the group -- a viola player and a classical guitarist -- who say discovering you have hearing loss isn't music to your ears, but by employing certain strategies, you can keep that music playing forever.

[Music: "Pasaje Abierto" by E. Solis performed by Charles Mokotoff / "Allegro" by W.A. Mozart performed by Charles Mokotoff]

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