Radio Romance

When I was growing up, we got maybe 4 radio stations from the nearby cities. Until I moved away at 18, those radio stations were my lifeblood. You could find me constantly scouring for new music to buy and talking about the DJs like they were my best friends. While in college, I got a life and drifted away from my love of radio, but when I got to Colorado and learned what a “commute” was, I started listening to the radio for a different purpose – it was where I got all my news, and of course the traffic reports.
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Starting all over again…

I didn’t realize how isolated and alone I had let myself become.  When I moved to Indiana, I knew it would be tough to make friends and develop any sort of social life.  Starting over in a new place, knowing only my parents, having a very isolating job in a basement, and with a profound hearing loss was not the best situation. In Colorado, I had tons of friends from before my hearing loss and because of my hearing loss through my association with Phamaly.  Going from all that to nothing was terrifying.

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