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Actress Milly Bobby Brown talks about being deaf in one ear

A story from Variety Magazine sees an interview with the actress, Millie Bobby Brown, from the hit Netflix television show 'Stranger Things'

She shared with the magazine that she was born with partial loss of hearing in one of her ears, but eventually after years of tubes, her hearing completely faded away on that side. 

In the first season of Stranger Things, Brown made use of her other senses when playing Eleven, who didn't talk much: “You can talk with your face,” she says matter-of-factly. “It’s very easy for someone to say, ‘I’m mad. I’m sad. I’m angry.’ I have to just do it with my face.”

When she’s performing—either acting or singing—she can’t fully hear herself perform, but no matter. “I just started to sing, and if I sound bad I don’t care, because I’m just doing what I love,” she says. “You don’t have to be good at singing. You don’t have to be good at dancing or acting. If you like to do it, if you genuinely enjoy doing it, then do it. No one should stop you.”

Read the full article here:
http://variety.com/2017/tv/features/millie-bobby-brown-stranger-things-season-2-eleven-1202602487/

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