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  1. Jolie77


    The Rise of Gallaudet I love this, no, wait, I *kissfist* this! Just had to share this with y'all.
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    What It's Like to Grow up in a Deaf Family?

    What It's Like to Grow up in a Deaf Family | This is an excellent article written by a CODA. Worth a read. Enjoy it. :) I love the way how she describes what it's like to use ASL. "Imagine being able to communicate—and to laugh, and to love, and to grieve, and to...
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    Terp Life

    This post is intended to be funny. It applies to the humors and real-life scenarios that interpreters sees through their eyes in the deaf community. Again, it's not meant to be offensive. Now this one is downright hilarious and definitely, it's true! hahahaha! Terp Life (When I see speech...
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    ASL Expo - Lexington, KY - 12/07/13

    I know, December is like few months ahead but hey, it doesn't hurt to get the word out early! :) ASL EXPO 2013 | Lexington, KY
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    What is it like to be DEAF? VLog

    60lzVhXW_0U This is a very good, yet, an educational vlog. I assure you, it is worth watching. It's about 25 minutes long. I can connect to this in many ways.
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    Paleo Diet - Have you tried this?

    The title says it all. I just started on the Paleo Diet. So far, I like it. It's too early to tell the changes though.
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    The road to be smoke-free.

    I thought it would be great to have a thread where we could discuss the addiction of nicotine. This could also be encouraging for us former smokers and current ones to be in the know to help each other out. It could also be helpful for these who wants or wish to quit smoking. We all know the...
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    Walking/Running, Anyone?

    I'm calling out to you walkers/runners - How often do you walk/run per week? What's your walking/running pace? IE; Walk for 5 minutes, run for 1 min? As of now, I walk/run at 3 miles each day with some terrain that's flat and sections that has some small hills. My goal is to be able to...
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    Understanding Harry Potter: Parallels to the Deaf World

    Understanding Harry Potter: Parallels to the Deaf World This is an interesting article that I came across. It's a good read. It reminded me a lot about how it is like when I lived and attended at a residential Deaf school. What's interesting is that I hadn't gave it a thought about how the...
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    Deaf Olympic Swimming Hopeful Marcus Titus Makes History

    Deaf Olympic Swimming Hopeful Marcus Titus Makes History
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    What IFs?

    I was having a discussion with a hearing friend of mine about the value of being Deaf and the value of being hearing. One of the question that stems from the conversation which I posed to ask; "What if you were given a pill that magically makes you Deaf? Would you take it?" A similar...
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    It's not bullying when teachers do it, right? Bonus: Autism

    Stuart Chaifetz Secretly Tapes His Autistic Son at School, Discovers He's Being Bullied by Teachers | Team Mom - Yahoo! Shine This article really stirs me up big time b/c I have an autistic son. It outrages me to see someone who is supposed to set an example to render to the zero tolerance...
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    Autism and Puberty

    So, my son is about to turn 12 in few weeks. He is going through some changes that involves puberty. As of lately, He has started to become curious with the opposite sex, especially with adult females by trying to grab their shirts to see if they have bras on. I have tried to explain to him...
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    05/02/10 Flood

    As many of you may have heard about Nashville, Tennessee being hit massively with the flood all over around. It is pretty much the same way around here too. Fortunately, I wasn't being affected by the flood but many were affected by this terrible weather. I was unable to go to work because...
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    Deaf icon Curtis Pride bringing big-league game to Gallaudet

    The rest of the article can be seen on this -- Deaf icon Curtis Pride bringing big-league game to Gallaudet -
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    One Wish Genie

    Two fishermen were adrift in their rented boat due to an engine failure. While rummaging through the boat's provisions, one of the men stumbled across an old lamp. Secretly hoping that a genie would appear, he rubbed the lamp vigorously. To the amazement of the castaways, a genie came forth...
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    Honey leaves travelers stuck at airport for hours

    Wow, Who would have thought Honey could have triggered it as an hazardous substance? Honey leaves travelers stuck at airport for hours -
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    Orange Juice Cake

    This is one of my favorite cake. It is so good! :) I don't use the chopped nuts since I'm not crazy about it though. Still, it is good without the chopped nuts.
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    Closed Captioning Gaffe

    As we all know, From time to time, we all would see some errors on the closed captioning. Some of them are funny, some of them are just too wrong to fit in. The funniest one I came across earlier this evening was, when I watched The Weather Channel to see what the weather condition would be...
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    AllDeaf Mobile

    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (Danger hiptop 5.0; U; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050920) For those who are on mobile devices (Blackberry, Sidekicks, etc), there is a link for us mobile users to access on this forum. Right now, I'm on my mobile device and sort of fooled...