The Day My Voice Returned

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I’ve been struggling with vocal cord issues for well over a year now. A long history of asthma attacks, herculean coughing fits, and medication had damaged my right vocal cord. My voice became tired, hoarse, at times nearly disappearing completely. On a good day, I’d just be channeling Kathleen Turner. On a bad day, my larynx ached with the effort to form words.