Deaf News: Implant found in Oklahoma rubble means Chinese deaf girl gets operation

Posted on May 28, 2013


In the second deaf related story arising from the devastating Oklahoma Tornado, the Mail Online reports that an adopted Chinese deaf orphan will now have a cochlear implant operation after the implant was found in the rubble of a destroyed hospital. Nurses had to pick through the rubble to find the equipment, worth $30,000. Read the full story here.

We also reported last week how a family that used American Sign Language were on national television describing their ordeal.

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