Larry Crum, pastor at First Church of the Nazarene, said if you're wondering if you have hearing loss, you might want to ask your significant other.
, 56, has suffered hearing loss since age 44.
Before entering Bible college and coming to his Rochester Hills church in 1994, Crum worked at General Motors Corp.
Noise exposure - from hunting - and heredity might explain Crum's diminished ability to hear high-pitch noises, said his audiologist, Dr. Larry Byle of Rochester Hearing Service.
mother first wore hearing aids at age 35, and his
sister now needs them, as well.