52 min

Braden & Ashley Baker: Giving the Gift of Hearing True Stories of Good People

    • Personal Journals

Braden Baker has worn hearing aids since he was 3 months old. Each device costs over $3,000 and isn’t covered by insurance, so when the family dog chewed one up, Braden’s mother Ashley wanted to use the moment to help him understand that while their family was lucky enough to be able to afford a replacement, many other families couldn’t. Braden had never thought about this before and thought it was unfair that other kids couldn’t afford to hear, so he decided to do something to help.

Braden Baker has worn hearing aids since he was 3 months old. Each device costs over $3,000 and isn’t covered by insurance, so when the family dog chewed one up, Braden’s mother Ashley wanted to use the moment to help him understand that while their family was lucky enough to be able to afford a replacement, many other families couldn’t. Braden had never thought about this before and thought it was unfair that other kids couldn’t afford to hear, so he decided to do something to help.

52 min