(Article) Deaf culture at the diamond

If you want to get an earful, ask Corey McArthur about cochlear implants.

The surgically-implanted neuroprosthetic device can help to restore a partial sense of sound for someone with profound hearing loss.

"Fine, good, it helps, but I don't think kids should be completely dependent on cochlear implants," said McArthur.

What the 21-year-old said he doesn't want children -- whether deaf, hard of hearing, or fully hearing -- to miss out on is the culture and community of American Sign Language.

Hearing children, too, ...

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