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Giving Voice: Ending 30 Years of Silence (Video)

Cleveland Clinic doctors restore woman's ability to speak after decades of whispers

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More than 30 years ago, Betty Lou Trufant lost her voice as a result of a cold.

It never came back.

The illness paralyzed one of her vocal cords. Reduced to little more than a whisper for decades, her search for a cure eventually led her to Cleveland Clinic. Watch her amazing story:

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