This is how you dance to Beethoven when you can’t hear

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This is how you dance to Beethoven when you can’t hear

Hard-of-hearing dancer Cai Glover just needs a stage. The rest he’ll figure out

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When eight-year-old Cai Glover briefly recovered consciousness the morning after being rushed into hospital with meningitis, he was in a white room with pictures of Donald Duck and Goofy on the walls.

“I thought I had died,” he says now. “At that age, I had no conception of what heaven would be like, but seeing your favourite characters on the wall? I thought this must be it.”

Then his mother, sitting by his bedside, swam into focus...

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