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Hard work pays off for CWU student who is going deaf

She has three jobs right now--four if she chooses to take another--and at her peak, Rebekah Edelman worked five jobs while attending Central Washington University for a degree in public health.

How’d she manage? She held up a large coffee drink in an interview last week.

"I honestly think that’s it," she said. "And I’ve been doing it for years, so my body is trained to do this."

Edelman, who [graduated June 15], has faced another hurdle during her time at CWU. She’s gradually been going deaf.

Read more of this story in the Daily Record.

Story by Andy Matarrese, photo by Brian Myrick of the Daily Record