O-level success for deaf student who learnt to read lips before books

Ryan Lu was diagnosed with profound hearing loss in both ears at birth and had to undergo surgery to insert a cochlear implant when he was two years old to help him hear.
Ryan Lu was diagnosed with profound hearing loss in both ears at birth and had to undergo surgery to insert a cochlear implant when he was two years old to help him hear.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - At the age of four, when most of his peers were learning to read and write, Ryan Lu was learning to read lips.

Ryan was diagnosed with profound hearing loss in both ears at birth and had to undergo surgery to insert a cochlear implant when he was two years old to help him hear.

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