Pop Goes My Deafness; Cable Car Ride Brings Man's Hearing Back after 15 Years
Daily Mail Reporter WHEN Derek Glover clambered into a cable car to return to his ski hotel, it was to prove the most extraordinary journey of his life.
Mr Glover, 72, had been deaf for 15 years and had hearing aids in both ears.
But within seconds of beginning his descent there was a huge pop - and suddenly he could hear again.
'Now everything is crystal clear,' said the father of three yesterday at home in Bourne, Lincolnshire.
'I don't need my hearing aids any more.' Mr Glover was on holiday two weeks ago at Cavalese in the Italian Dolomites with his daughter Dawn and son-in-law Kim.
They had just finished a morning's skiing when they …
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Publication information: Article title: Pop Goes My Deafness; Cable Car Ride Brings Man's Hearing Back after 15 Years. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: January 31, 2006. Page number: 36. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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