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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – August 2, 2017


— famous person made an anti-deaf comment

Bobby Knight is a famous retired basketball coach.
He coached for many years at University of Indiana,
and many deaf fans in Indiana love him. Yet he
made an anti-deaf comment, mocking a deaf person
for his deafness at an event. Even though it took
place years ago, federal agencies are investigating it.
A picture is at:


— hearing fear of captions

Many of us have all kinds of fears. This is human.
But a fear of captions? A hearing person posted
on a blog of his fear of captions! He said that
captions distract him from following the movie
script! Weird fear? Yes!


— continuing with a big TV role

It was just announced that veteran deaf actress
Marlee Matlin has landed a big TV role with the
“Quantic TV series. What is the key to her
success? She was quoted as saying years ago
– just get a good agent! Do our other deaf
actors and actresses have good agents? Do
not know!



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Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— analyst, criminal intelligence

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