By Cameron C. Taylor

Eight Attributes of serious Achievers is stuffed with inspiring tales from the lives of serious achievers previous and current together with Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, The Wright Brothers, Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney, Warren Buffet, and others.

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That is where I dragged my feet. I didn't ask the question because I feared the answer. There was no lack of indicators of Charlie's hearing loss. His babyhood was replete with clues to his deafness. I know that Page 7 because I have gone over each of them, incredulous that I missed them the first time through. Were it not so mortifying, it might be laughable to remember my behavior during those first months with Charlie. Being a foreign-language teacher, I wanted my son to grow up completely bilingual.

I asked. "Here," she said, indicating with her other hand a point nearly at the top of the chart.

She was determined to contrast with me. The doctor's office was arranged in a labyrinth. The corridors from the waiting room turned to the right and then to the left, like a set of eustachian tubes. Here were the examining rooms, the audiology booth, and a second nurse's station. An EXIT sign marked the only way out. One way traffic around and through. I was not surprised to find the cashier's office around the corner; it was the last stop before finding oneself deposited in the hall. A bit surrealistic for my taste, but obviously a successful arrangement.

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