The limit is in you ...

The deafness It is the most common congenital abnormality in the newborn. Occurs in 3 out of every 1,000 live births, 20% of these cases have profound loss of hearing, according to a publication of the Directorate of Health Technology Evaluation, of the Ministry of Health of Mexico.

Although it is a disability that isolate the person, it is not an impediment for the person to realize their dreams; example of this is Derrick Coleman team runner Seattle Seahawks of the NFL , who will participate in the Super Bowl and which is deaf since the age of three.


The limit is in you ...

At the age of 23, Coleman has become a successful player on his own merit. Diagnosed, from childhood, with a genetic hearing disability Derrick specialized in lip reading to understand messages from his coaches and peers and, with the help of a hearing aid, He began to carve out a place in American football.

After passing through the varsity team and staying out of the draft (selection process) managed to enter the reserve team of the Minnesota Vikings. From there he got his first contract as a professional in 2012 with the Seahawks.

With information from the Ministry of Health, some children can develop deafness after birth, it is usually between 6 months and 3 years of age and may be due to conditions such as autoimmune inner ear disease, meningitis or cytomegalovirus.

The Super Bowl will take place on Sunday February 2, 2014, an ideal opportunity to have fun and above all, see that the limit is in us and not in what others say. Beware!

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