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Sign Language History Heroes: Heather Whitestone

Posted by Admin on Aug 24, 2018

Sign Language History Heroes: Heather Whitestone

In 1995, a 21-year-old woman from Alabama won the Miss America pageant. Heather Whitestone may not be a household name for many, but—for those in the deaf and hard of hearing community—her story is an inspiration.

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Sign Language History Heroes: William Hoy

Posted by RelaySDAdmin on Aug 14, 2018

Sign Language History Heroes: William Hoy

Left deaf and mute after contracting meningitis at age 3, William Ellsworth Hoy (1862-1961) could have spent his life dependent on others. Instead, he became a successful entrepreneur and major league baseball player.

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