What do Arnold Palmer, Ronald Reagan, Phyllis Diller and Al Unser have in common? Each has suffered from and overcome hearing loss to lead a full, productive and successful life. A majority of Americans, however, for one reason or another, do not take the necessary steps to overcome their disability. More than one out of every ten people suffer from hearing loss. Most of those people can now be helped — medically, surgically or simply through the use of hearing aids — but tragically, many are reluctant to take the first step.