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Author Monique Hammond will speak at 6:30 p.m. May 21 at the Robert Trail Library.

Sharing a journey she doesn't want others to take

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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.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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