Deaf Girl Feels the Beat

Summarized by Hannah F. Mann, staff writer

Mackenzie Ripley, a 7-year old girl who was born deaf, makes music by feeling the beats on her speakers. The daughter of an experimental musician, Mackenzie began experimenting with computer technology and sound vibrations in her father’s studio at the age of three; now, she has several tracks under her belt and has even performed at her school. With her parents’ support, Mackenzie continues to create her own beats.

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