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Hearing loss treatment leads to first words for young refugee

by Kate Daly

"Papa" was the first word to come out of Bilal's mouth on that momentous day in August. Few thought the 11-year-old Afghan refugee would ever speak, but with a team of audiologists at Pacific Hearing Service in Menlo Park advocating for him, he started uttering sounds.

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