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September 21, 2020

The best thing about being Deaf, by Elly

For International Week of the Deaf 2022, Elly, age 9, tells us about the best part of being Deaf.


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[A 9-year-old white girl stands in front of an undecorated off-white wall. She has straight light brown hair down past her shoulders and pink glasses. She is wearing a pink shirt under a fuzzy cheetah-print bathrobe tied with a light blue belt].

My name is [shows sign name “e” tapping mid chest] [spells] E-L-L-Y. My, I’m 9 years old. 

The best thing about being Deaf is I can… nothing can stop me from sleeping through the night!  

If my sister or brother is being loud, I am clueless..I can sleep!  

Nothing can bother me from my nap!

#IWDeaf #signlanguages #Deafawareness

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