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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – May 11, 2017


— deaf people of North Korea

North Korea creates problems for everyone,
but do they take care of their own deaf
people? According to a press release
from North Korea, deaf people work in
a factory that makes plastic goods,
and that it is a source of employment
for them. A picture is at:


— an interesting interpreting student

One woman is planning to become an interpreter.
What was her background – a family member is
deaf, worked in all types of restaurant jobs,
service industry, cleaning, construction,
caretaker, machine shop and tree trimmer.
Just hope this woman becomes a great interpreter.


— a mystery about dogs

Some dogs do not bark; either these dogs were
taught not to bark, or it is not in their
breeding to be a barker, or because the
master is deaf! A dog trainer explained
that some dogs may catch on, that barking
may be a waste of time if the deaf master
may not notice it.

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— correspondence courses, deaf instructor

5/07/17 Blue and Gold editions at:

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