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Also most of this applies to anyone who is Hearing Privilege. . .
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A person, a friend who made what was wrongfully done to him, right. He stubbornly fought until he was heard. Super proud of him.
You’ve discovered the magic of ASL.
You’re the teacher’s pet in your class.
You watch ASL videos on YouTube like a fiend.
You even go to an occasional Deaf event.
(Well, no one said you actually had to go in and meet people…)
You know you’ve found your life calling.
But it hasn’t always been this way. You’ve paid your dues and survived the life cycle of an ASL student. It’s been a hard road getting here.
Remember your first day of class, when you looked like this…
And facial expressions didn’t come easily…
…No matter how hard you tried.
Two hours into your class’s “Deaf Day”, you resorted to writing everything down just to achieve basic communication.
Remember the first time a Deaf person signed to you…
…and uncontrolled panic took over…
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