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    bev123a Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Jun 7, 2013, 12:33 AM
    I am one hundred and twenty percent deaf in one ear,and I can not hear at all in the other ear,has I have a hole in my eardrum,I was turned down for disability,why is this
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    Curlyben Posts: 18,505, Reputation: 1860

    Jun 7, 2013, 12:43 AM
    We can't possibly answer this question as we are not a government helpdesk.
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,302, Reputation: 7692

    Jun 7, 2013, 02:24 AM
    In the US, it is common for most people to be turned down on the first application.

    You will need to get an attorney and do an appeal.
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    Aug 9, 2013, 11:15 AM
    It is common that one isn't considered disabled, when is deaf in one ear.
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    N0help4u Posts: 19,823, Reputation: 2035
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    Aug 9, 2013, 11:19 AM
    Deaf in one ear does not mean you can not work. My old boyfriend only has one ear and he can out do any roofer around. So there are jobs for people with disabilities. As the others said you have to Keep appealing. Its rare to get it first try.

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