Sharing a journey she doesn't want others to take
Monique Hammond describes herself as the "sworn enemy of excess noise." While it might seem like a dramatic description, Hammond's life was upended by sudden deafness and she hopes to help others prevent a similar situation from happening to them.
Hammond lost hearing in her left ear in the fall of 2005. The hearing loss was accompanied by vertigo. A pharmacist, the event ended her career and changed her life completely.