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Good deeds done in a silent world

Still active at 99, he helps others with hearing loss

'A lot of people don't want anything to do with hearing loss, even people that have hearing loss,'' says Julius Barthoff. "A lot of people don't want anything to do with hearing loss, even people that have hearing loss,'' says Julius Barthoff.
By Jessica Rudis
Globe Correspondent / October 22, 2009

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Every morning for the past six years 99-year-old Julius Barthoff has awakened in time to meet the Boston Globe deliveryman; every morning, he takes a stack of about 20 papers, and places a paper at the door of every subscriber in his Needham senior citizen housing building. (Full article: 750 words)

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