“I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's
something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone
Deaf people hear music. How? We feel the beat. We see the expression on peoples face. We read hearing people’s lips to catch the meaning. It is impossible to go places and not hear music. Music is blasting in the malls, stores, theaters, schools -- almost anywhere you go there is music. We can’t live without music. We are connected socially by music. I have yet to hear the music industry take a downfall and it’s because people can’t live without music.
There isn’t a moment when I am unplugged. Sadness comes when I really want to understand the words when I’m not listening to Electronic or House music. Think of trying to read your favorite book but you can no longer see the words That’s what it’s like for me.
BUT NOT FOR LONG.
The first thing I am going to do when I get my cochlear implant activated is listen to music. I know I will have to practice listening to words again and matching it with the beat but I will be a
My name is Jeff Swartz and I live in Atlanta, GA. I am married to wonderful wife and have two teenaged daughter.