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Gracie: A Light in the Heart

…beauty is a light in the heart. ~ Khalil Gibran

I had the privilege of holding Gracie, who has Treacher Collins Syndrome, almost exactly one year ago, when she had a bone conduction hearing aid, generously donated by Oticon Medical, fitted on her head for the very first time. (See last year’s post, “Gracie”). Although two years old, Gracie was most comfortable being held by me like a younger baby. It had to have been new and confusing for Gracie to start hearing sound, especially with all the commotion in the orphanage with our visit that day. Read more.

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