As a child, Eric Nusbaum couldn’t hear, but he could see his future, ABC News reports. Eric wanted to be a firefighter.
Fighting a fire is not just dangerous. It’s loud, chaotic and scary. But imagine if you experienced all of it in silence.
Eric was born hearing, but a childhood illness left him deaf. Still, he knew he could do it.
The only restriction on his job is that he can't go inside burning buildings, since he can't hear a distress call. But according to his chief, “He knows how to get the job done.”
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