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If someone knows how to turn adversity into gold or, at least into a collection of some of the most historic pieces of vintage in one room, it's Madeleine Kirsh. Somewhere in between raising her deaf son, overcoming the grueling pressures of meeting her mother's ideal and learning to cope with her own hearing loss, she's managed to build C.Madeleine's into the vintage wonderland it is today. Hear it from her own words on the Huffington Post [Huffington Post]