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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – April 12, 2017

— Shoshannah Stern comes back

Deaf actress Shoshannah Stern has come back to her
role as Eileen Leahy in a recent episode of the
TV sitcom – Supernatural. While she has been quite
active with theatrical plays, her appearance on TV
has not been that frequent. Let’s hope she continues
on TV. A picture is at:

— explanation about Jacksonville deaf incident

It was learned that the deaf man who was hit by the
police during the protest was very oral, even though
he knew ASL. He got into a fight with another protester.
The cops did not realize he was deaf. And he was not
using ASL at the time the cops came after him – yet
for some reason the tale of cops thinking he was using
menacing ASL got twisted all around. It will get
all sorted out in the court room.


— United cannot remove the deaf

The story of security people physically ejecting a
passenger on United went viral. United explained
that passengers that need to leave the plane
cannot be deaf. Even though many of us hate
United, it makes us feel better that they cannot
throw out a deaf person!


Latest deaf jobs

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— NASA deaf experiment

4/09/17 Blue and Gold editions at:




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