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Marvel Is a Superhero for Hearing-Impaired Boy

Marvel Is a Superhero for Hearing-Impaired Boy

Anthony Smith is a 4-year-old, hearing-impaired boy living in New Hampshire. He wears a hearing aid in his right ear. One morning, he decided he didn’t want to wear the device because superheroes don’t wear hearing aids. His mother, being awesome, sent a letter to Marvel Comics. And Marvel responded with an image of superhero Hawkeye (who wears hearing aids) and a brand-new character named "Blue Ear," after Anthony’s hearing aid …


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