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Glasses Are Cool. Why Aren't Hearing Aids?

MILLIONS OF AMERICANS SUFFER HEARING LOSS, BUT TOO FEW OF US DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT. THAT HAS TO CHANGE.

If I do my job right, this column might actually change your life. More important, it might change the lives of the people you love.

But first, I need to talk about Elton John’s glasses. It was my first concert. Philadelphia Spectrum, 1972. Elton opened up with “Tiny Dancer” on solo piano. Later, during “I Think I’m Going to Kill Myself,” a character named Legs Larry Smith came out

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