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    Maverick Fisher...aka Zayden Blujay

    Your thoughts on this issue?....It's all over Facebook and the deaf community.....RIP Grant Whitaker....
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    My Precious Pomeranian "Anita"

    8/9/2019 at 4:15...she passed away at age 11....Due to heart failure and a collapsed trachea. So heart-breaking to lo lose her....She was my companion and a wonderful doggie...I miss her tremendously!...I still see her and feel her Spirit...RIP, my baby!....No more suffering and struggling to...
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    Finally!...got back in here...

    Was locked out...new email and password was not updated with Alex...So...good to see ya all!..and thks so much to Calvin and Alleycat!...
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    "Help! I've fallen and can't get up"

    Those Life Alert TV ads....for the elderly. ...I was "wondering" about us elderly deafies?...who cannot speak or hear...would it be feasible to order one?...Or is there anything else we could use to alert and call for help in case we have fallen and of course "can't get up"?....Many elderly...
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    What is?

    "Hangout"....LOL...I received a message from someone, wanting to chat via Hangout....
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    April Fool's Day...??

    Got a joke or a prank you've played?...
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    Are you "embarrassed" by your hearing loss?

    Very informative article....Do you ever feel embarrassed by your hearing loss? http://bit.ly/2MpttB5 #hearingloss #HOH #audiology #aging
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    Trains and Vibrations...

    I just read about a 59 yr. old man from Lexington, SC, walking on the train tracks...and was killed..The story said he was born deaf or had been deaf all his life...But!...Surely, he could have felt the train's vibrations?...and got out of the way?....
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    Sciatica.....anyone?

    Pain in the hips, lower back, leg and sometimes in the feet....I've been doing some exercising for it and it did help for a little while...Not a fan of pills or shots...Anyway, at first, I thought I had pulled the lumbar muscle...or a virus...but after a prolonged time of several months?...Not...
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    Just found out today....

    For those of us that remember Hoichi....he's almost Blind and learning Braille. Prayers!
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    "unadoptable" Pup 1st Deaf Drug Dog

    Ghost was once deemed "unadoptable" by animal control officials. He's now Washington state's first deaf drug dog and may be the first in the country! Washington state took a chance on Ghost, and it appears to be paying off. Ghost, a pitbull mix, was deemed “unadoptable” by animal control...
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    Interpreter On Demand...

    Went to see my doctor today...and for the first time, they used the Interpreter on Demand Video...guessing it's called VRI...anyway, had no problem with it at all...enjoyed the chat with the operator (from Pa.) My doctor said they were no longer using "live" interpreters...Guessing live...
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    Your opinions??

    This married couple (lady was hearing/husband deaf), went to the doctor to discuss medical treatment for their young daughter. Whether the interpreter did not show up, was late...still not clear....Anyway, the doctor was talking to the wife, since she was hearing. The husband got up and...
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    Regina Dugan.....

    This is a new project aimed at allowing deaf and blind people to both hear and see through technology embedded in your brain...It also allows you to speak your thoughts without your voice, to type with your brain alone..You will have to watch it and let Regina ex[plain it much better than I...
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    Deafies in hiding?....

    Just watched a vlog about there were over 6,000 deaf in the Chicago area....But you never see them out and about. Wonder why?..."Proud to be Deaf"...but still in hiding?....They don't sign in public...So they are invisible.
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    Judgmental....much?

    I think we all have...at times...are judgmental about an issue/person. The old saying..."don't judge me until you have walked a mile in my shoes" does ring true somewhat. Sure, we deafies in a lot of cases, are judged as "disabled"....retarded...can't be independent...etc., etc. Those who do...
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    "i'm a little bit deaf"....

    What's a "little bit"?...find it odd some people do say that...either you're Deaf or HOH...unless you want to explain about ur CI or HA....Many times I've been conversing with people and letting them know that I'm Deaf...and they say..."I'm a little bit Deaf in this ear"...
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    Taking a knee...football games...

    What are your opinions?...I've been in a few discussions over this....
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    Sign language interpreter steals the show at irma news conference

    He rocked viewers like a hurricane. As Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued dire warnings about Irma on Saturday morning, all eyes were transfixed on the theatrical sign language interpreter beside him, stealing the show. Tongue sticking out, eyes popping and eyebrows rising up and down like a storm...
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    Landlords demand rent for flooded homes from hurricane harvey victims

    Victims of Hurricane Harvey have spoken out after landlords demanded rent from their flooded, uninhabitable homes. As they piece their lives back together, buying new furniture and other belongings after replacing those lost and finding alternate accommodation, some have been slapped with fees...
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