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  1. shel90

    Old member here

    Hello, I have been a member since 2006. Just popping in here to see how's everyone's doing. It has been a while and boy has a lot changed since 2006. My son was 1 year old and now he is 13. My daughter was 8 years old and now she is 22 years old. Yes, still married to the same guy and yes, I...
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    Long time ad member

    Hello everyone, I have been an ADer for 11 years but in the past 2 to 3 years, I havent been active. In fact, I have been gone. I think it is because I stopped using the computer once I got an iPAD 3 years ago. I think AD had an app but it wasnt very user friendly, if I remember correctly so I...
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    Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Gifs, Quotes, And/or Memes

    Post any about being deaf/hoh that you like. I really like this one.
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    Pics Of My 6 Week Long Trip In The Southwest

    This is the first one when we were taking off for Vegas
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    Shock shock!!!

    I got a CI...and it was activated on Wed (2 days ago). :giggle:
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    Website to help deaf/hh people to find jobs

    I saw this on FB...looks promising www.pahwork.com
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    Getting Free Handouts?

    I don't identify myself as special needs and never gotten a freebie because I am deaf. What about you? http://themighty.com/2015/04/when-a-stranger-in-the-shoe-store-made-me-cry2/
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    On this Day One Year Ago.....

    On this day one year ago I was camping in southern MD with my hubby and my friend burned herself here at my house while we were gone. Your turn...
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    Boy Billed for Missing Birthday Party

    http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/year-old-Plymouth-boy-gets-missing-school-friend/story-25884528-detail/story.html A FIVE-year-old boy has been handed an invoice – for missing his friend’s birthday party. And now his parents claim they have been threatened with the possibility of court...
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    Hopelessness

    Got this sent to me through group chat on FB and I am like :confused:.... For the past week we have been witnessing ugliness and chaos all over with the place. Ferguson coverage, Bill Cosby rape scandal, people pissed at Obama with immigration. Protest to boycott Walmart and other protest...
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    Signs of Slowing Down

    As we get older, we "slow" down which could mean several things. I am wondering what are the signs that you are "slowing" down as you get older because it is interesting how we all "slow" down in different ways. For me....I used to be able to work all day and then go out to an event on...
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    Businesses welcome deaf as university turns 150

    Businesses welcome deaf as university turns 150 WASHINGTON — When Steve Walker was a student at Gallaudet University in the 1980s, he says, the school for the deaf and hard of hearing was a very different place than it is today. When Walker studied at Gallaudet, students were advised not...
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    Tranquility

    What are the most relaxing hobbies or what makes you very relaxed? For me .. Biking out in the woods Hot baths or sitting in a hot Jacuzzi on a cold night Campfires Reading a book Swimming laps You?
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    This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

    This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps - The Washington Post Sara Bareilles played softly through the surround-sound speakers of my husband’s 2003 Mercedes Kompressor as I sat idling at a light. I’d never been to this church before, but I could see it from where...
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    Drug/Alcohol Addiction a Disease or a Choice?

    Drug and Alcohol Addiction... People in the medical field say that addiction is a disease. If so, why don't I feel empathy for them like I do with people who have other diseases like cancer and etc? Probably because they hurt their loved ones by stealing, engaging in violent behaviors, and...
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    Most annoying statuses on FB

    Share what were the most annoying statuses on FB... "Dear weather, Where is the sunny? This lady is cold. Pls send me some sunny! Your truly..." this status gets posted EVERYTIME it is rainy, cloudy, snowing or whenever there is no sun. Another one is.. "Today, I did my workout...
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    Police investigate alleged rape of collegiate swimmer who died in suicide

    Police investigate alleged rape of MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey - CNN.com Columbia, Missouri (CNN) -- She went to the University of Missouri to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a competitive swimmer. Sasha Menu Courey made the team there, on scholarship, in 2009. But the...
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    The MOST Exciting Moment or Event on AD?

    For those who have been members of AD for a while...6 months or 6 years, give or take, what was the most WOW situation here on AD for you? For me, it was the Byrdie event. Fake death of a beloved AD member and wow...it really hit me hard at the time how attached I had become with my friends...
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    What do you hoard/collect?

    No, it is not about extreme hoarding but more like what do you like to collect and cant get rid of? Me, I seem to be developing a hoarding habit. I am hoarding cash. Hope that is a good habit! :D You? My roommate hoards shoes!
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    Guests breaking furniture

    Recently, my roommate started dating this lady who is over 300 lbs. She comes over almost every weekend which is not a problem. She is really nice and very respectful. However, she likes to sit on my office chair. I didn't think too much of it. Yesterday, I was struggling to get my office...
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