Dear Dr Bartels,
Having this cochlear implant, a miracle that I never dreamed would occur in my lifetime, really opened a new world for me. Thanks to you and your staff!
However I was blessed with wonderful parents who encouraged me to grow up in a normal atmosphere, despite of my hearing impairment. Thus, I give them, especially my wonderful mother, all the credit in the world for the position in which I am now. If they were alive now, they would have been beyond happiness about this miracle.
My family and friends have been so excited to be able to talk to me on the phone instead of the TTY. Some of them have confessed how they hated it. We've had a good laugh about it. It has been absolutely incredible even!
Knowing that my hearing would never be perfect, I am contented and satisfied to have this opportunity finally. Thank you so much Dr Bartels for deeply enriching my life to the fullest.
God bless you and your staff.