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A family overcoming disability

A blind mother and father spoke to EWN about the challenges they face raising 3 children, two of whom are deaf.

Watch the remarkable story below:

Get in touch with John Robbie's team on JR@702.com if you can help with getting cochlear implants for the two deaf kids.

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