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Madison fifth grader battling sudden hearing loss named finalist for national award

A Madison fifth grader was named as a student finalist for a national awards program that recognizes outstanding people with hearing loss.
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 9:39 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Madison fifth grader has been named as a student finalist for a national awards program that recognizes outstanding people with hearing loss.

Demii Wright,10, has been fighting sudden hearing loss, a disability that is extremely rare in children. She wrote an inspiring book about her battle called “Can you Hear me now?” in hopes to help others.

Demii is now earning national recognition by the Oticon Focus On People Awards for her accomplishments. Oticon is a company that makes hearing aids.

The winner of the award will receive a donation to the charity of their choice, new hearing aids, and a cash prize.

Click here to vote for Demii. Voting is open through December 17.

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