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Presented by: Krystle Trimble, Veronica Lux, Kelly Southgate
Via Dolorosa by Christian vocalist, Sandi Patti
First woman with a disability to be crowned Miss AmericaCompeting for the Title
Willingness to work hard
Realistic look at your problem
Dr. John Niparko at John Hopkins Hospital
Nucleus 24 Contour cochlear implant
Sept. 19 it was turned on
Wanted to hear her family’s voices
“Hearing my audiologist’s clapping hands when the implant was turned on brought unimaginable joy to my heart.”Cochlear Implant
“Through ballet I was fortunate to find a place to escape, a refuge from my feelings of being an outsider. The dance studio was the one place I felt accepted and ‘just like everybody else’. Hoping to improve the rhythm of my speech, my mother had enrolled me in a ballet class when I was five years old. The ballet class boosted my self-esteem.”
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