What I Learned Turning Partially Deaf

People are assholes

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“Excuse me?”

His wrinkles arch in frustration as he repeats his order for the third time. I gave up on reading his lips — his aged hand, yellow from years of smoking, persistently covers his mouth.

I’m not afraid to ask for clarifications — in the customer service industry it’s better to be perceived as…



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