“I think I need a hearing aid,” I said to my internist. “Whom would you recommend I go to?”

He has been seeing me for years and I had no apparent hearing difficulty. “Why do you think you need a hearing aid?” he asked. So I explained. Sometimes at a prayer meeting someone to my left will pray aloud, but softly. That was OK with me. I figured God knew what she was praying about and I could say ‘Amen’ to it. Then I realized someone to the right of me could understand every word she was saying.
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