Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Earthquake Cures Man’s Deafness

Washington DC - A Washington, D.C., man regained his hearing after the East Coast earthquake — several months after losing it during a fall on Father’s Day. It was God’s blessing,” Robert Valderzak told ABCNews.com, his voice shaking with emotion. “It was a miracle for me.”  Valderzak was visiting with his daughter and three sons when the quake rattled D.C.’s Veterans Affairs Hospital, where he is battling cancer.  “It shook me terrible — right out of the bed,” he told ABC News. “But after that it stopped. And my son talked to me, and I could hear his voice.” Tests confirmed Valderzak’s significant hearing improvement. But his doctors think they have a medical explanation for the “miracle.” He had conductive hearing loss, caused by fluid in his middle ear.  More  

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