Violet the hearing dog
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'Hearing dog changed my life of silence'

One beneficiary of Children in Need is Jason Bell, a teenager from Hessle near Hull.

Jason, who is profoundly deaf, has been describing how a hearing dog called Violet helped him on the road to independence.

Simon Spark reports.

  • 17 Nov 2012
  • From the section UK
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