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Marlee Matlin Helps Gary Busey Hear

Both Marlee Matlin and Gary Busey are currently on the reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice” Interestingly, we learn that Gary has been legally deaf for 22 years and it wasn’t until recently that he found out and received hearing aids … Continue reading

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LJ Helbig

LJ Helbig, a sophomore on the University of Wyoming wrestling team, will be one…340 wrestlers overall competing in the NCAA Wrestling Championships starting today at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia. But he’ll enjoy only the sights of the national tournament … Continue reading

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I. King Jordan

Chartered by President Abraham Lincoln and created as an Act of Congress, Gallaudet University was designated and has since become the world’s only liberal arts college for the Deaf World. One-hundred and twenty-four years later it received its first Deaf … Continue reading

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Henry Winter Syle

Born to Episcopal Missionaries in China, Henry Winter Syle became deaf due to scarlet fever at the age of six in 1852. Henry inquired of Thomas Gallaudet, founder of St. Ann’s church for the Deaf in New York City, if … Continue reading

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Juliette Gordon Low

Juliette Gordon Low was born on Halloween, 1860 in Savannah, GA. “Daisy”, as she was called by her family and friends, was a poet, dramatist, artist, and athlete. Daisy also suffered from chronic ear infections that caused her to lose … Continue reading

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