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"I Can’t Hear. I Won’t Talk About It" Transcript
Diana Walker:

When I shoot, I can't hear. I just am concentrating so hard I don't—I don't hear the—what's going on. I can tell when something's funny or sad or I can sort of tell when the punch line is coming, but I could never report what I hear so, I've always made it a practice never to try to hear and also, never to report what I hear cause I know it's going to be inaccurate and so I am entirely trustworthy when I go into a—into behind-the-scenes anytime because I—I can't hear and I won't talk about it.

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