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DeafDigest – 05 March 2021

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – March 5, 2021

— earliest surviving photograph of a deaf person

The earliest photograph took place in 1826.
Some of the earliest photographs were of
some famous people – such as President John
Quincy Adams, outlaw Billy the Kid and some
others. The earliest known photograph of
a deaf person is at:



— promising a 97 percent return on investment

Investments normally yield returns in low percentages.
One such investment promised a 97 percent return if
certain conditions were met. Sounds too good to be true?
Yes, and in that case it is a scam. Roger Nils-Jonas
Karlsson may be sentenced to many years in prison and
may be fined nearly a million dollars for the scam
he targeted against some members of the Deaf Community.
It was part of a plea deal he made with the federal


— fake-deaf actors OK with some deaf fans

There are deaf people that hate fake-deaf
actors, demanding deaf actors for deaf
roles. DeafDigest editor does not like
fake-deaf actors. Anyway, what is
disappointing is that fake-deaf actors
are OK with some other deaf fans!


Deaf jobs – latest update

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