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Mandy Harvey, a singer-songwriter who is deaf, is one of the final ten contestants in the latest round of America's Got Talent. NBC/Trae Patton/NBC hide caption

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Feeling The Music With Deaf 'America's Got Talent' Finalist Mandy Harvey

The singer-songwriter was born with an ear deformity that made hearing difficult; eventually, she lost her residual hearing. But if you're going to vote for her, she wants you to look past that.

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'The Autobiography Of Gucci Mane': A Story Of Rap And Rebirth

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Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

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Mandy Harvey, a singer-songwriter who is deaf, is one of the final ten contestants in the latest round of America's Got Talent. NBC/Trae Patton/NBC hide caption

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Feeling The Music With Deaf 'America's Got Talent' Finalist Mandy Harvey

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