Raft Report "Good for Your Ears"

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Good for your ears, the purpose of life
Good Ear (The Organ columnist)
Did you hear something? Maybe the sound you heard was a humming bird singing a tune. Or maybe it was loud, like a drummer banging to the beat. The magnificent sounds of life are wonderful at least for now. I can hear everything around me since my name is Mr. Good Ears. With all of this being said, I am outraged by the way you young rock stars take me for granted. Just because I am small in size and appear to sit around all day doing nothing doesn’t mean I have no purpose in life. You see, for the last 14 years, I have been on your left and right side of your face. Every day of my life that I can remember, I’ve had to sit through all the physical and verbal abuse that you jerk like to call music. I just want to tell you that as an ear; I do have many purposes in life.
In case you guys don’t know, sounds are everywhere, and you jerks have two cool parts on your body that let you hear them all: me, your ears? I am made up of three different parts: the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. I am in charge of collecting sounds, processing them, and even sending the sound waves to my neighbor your brain.
My outer ear called the pinna is the part of me that people can see. It’s the part that you rock stars use to put holes in me. Another words, it’s what people pierce to wear earrings and what your friend whispers into when it’s time for a secret. Eyeglasses also have a tendency to sit on me. Besides providing cosmetics for your face, the main job of the outer ear is to collect sounds, whether a phone ringing or dog barking. My outer ear also includes the ear canal where that yellowish gooey stuff called ear wax is produced. Ear wax serves as protection. Earwax fights off infections that could damage the skin inside my canal. It also helps to keep…...

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