Rachel Kolb could never just overhear. She was born deaf, but it wasn't one-on-one communication that was hardest -- it was with groups. Then one day, she managed to listen to something she never expected to hear.

Featuring: Rachel Kolb
Audio Producers: Charlie Mintz, Victoria Hurst, Rachel Hamburg
Art Work by Ryoko Hamaguchi
Video by Justine Beed
Captions by Kate Nelson

This story was originally produced for an episode of the radio show, State of the Human. You can listen to the whole episode here: stanford.io/175euyK

Music: Kevin Macleod - Light Thought Var. 1
- Jarvic 8
- Slow Heat
- Gypsy Shoegazer
- Wet Riffs
- Avec Soin
Jessica_Pavone - Dedicated to Elizabeth Cotten, with Matt Bauder
Emphemtry - Old Dreams
Oskar Schuster - Sneuwland

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