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Manager sews clear masks so hearing-impaired team member can stay connected

Susan Adams, a hearing-impaired physical therapist at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, talks about her struggling to communicate with her coworkers and patients because she couldn’t lip read through normal face shield coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic, until her manager, Michelle Darrow, handmade clear face masks for the entire department and all of Susan’s current and future patients, in Mission Viejo, on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Link to Orange County Register story