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DeafDigest – 27 June 2021

DeafDigest Gold – June 27, 2021

Gold Edition
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Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 25th year

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Old Fogey

Despised Duo

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-not-know-accents/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-partner-steals-from-deaf-partner/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-barrymore/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/face-looks-angry/

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Top stories about the deaf:

Adam Bahriz, who is deaf, is a professional esports
player. There was a story about him fighting to
stop harassment in the gaming industry. Some of
the players “mock” deafness and he wants to stop it.

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A hearing defendant in a criminal case wanted his
case dismissed because a hard of hearing juror
sat during the trial. His complaint was tossed out
because the hard of hearing juror successfully
convinced the court he was able to follow the
proceedings (voice) despite his hearing loss.

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A mask that says “I read lips” made a big
difference to a deaf person, in a story
shared with a newspaper reporter.

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Samsung has won praise from the ONCE Foundation
in Spain for its’ easy accessibility for
deaf TV viewers.

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RespectAbility’s nonprofit survey said
that 14% of respondents use video captions,
that 30% ask for interpreters; and that 59%
only use accessible spaces for meetings and
events.

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

BEST OR WORST ACTOR?
Many years ago people said the world’s best actor
was John Barrymore.
Again, people said he was the world’s worst actor!
Why?
Barrymore could act very well in silent movies,
but could not act well with talkie movies!
We have wished we had a deaf actor that was much
better than Barrymore during silent movie years!

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-barrymore/

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

THE ANGRY FACE?
Deaf people always look at hearing people’s
faces for their expressions.
Are they happy? Are they sad? Are they
angry? Etc.
If a hearing person’s face shows anger, then
deaf person must decide why he is angry.
Is he angry about dealing with a deaf person
or is he always angry at everybody?
If he is always angry at everybody, then
deafness has nothing to do with it. But if he is
angry at the deaf person, then it is an issue.

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/face-looks-angry/

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