Several years ago now, I was given the privilege to photograph a 9-month old and his journey from being born deaf to entering a world full of sound. The story was covered by The Polk County Itemizer-Observer Newspaper, in Dallas, Oregon, and the photographs were also used by Oregon Health and Sciences University hospital in Portland, Oregon. I also co-wrote the article that appeared in the newspaper. The article and photos won multiple awards for feature, lifestyle and photo coverage. Here is the article, and here is Ben's journey:

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