— hope the small town forgives the deaf Colonie, NY is a small town of some 82,000 people. A small business building was bulldozed by a deaf driver of a pick up truck. For some reason the deaf driver lost control, ran off the road, and smashed through the business business building. Everything in the building was lost. The owner is very upset about it, but is trying to relocate & to set up the business again. He is well-known in the community. Hopefully it may not cause hatred of the deaf…
— deaf woman not notified of fire in her apartment building The Macon-Bibb Fire Department in Georgia is not too happy about a deaf woman not being notified of a fire in her apartment building. An arsonist set off fire in an apartment on her floor. The fire alarm alerter in her apartment was not working, despite her repeated efforts to have the apartment manager fix it. After seeing water in her living room, she called security but there was no response.
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— lead in water at Michigan School f/t Deaf Michigan School for the Deaf is located in Flint. There has been a scandal & much blame finger-pointing in the water lead case. It was not known until this morning that lead was found in a building on the deaf school campus. This problem will be fixed & will go away.
Dr Phil June 23 2013 talked about tough love therapy gone wrong for two families when teens were abused and mistreated instead of getting needed help.
— bouncer tells deaf group to go away The bouncer at a nightclub at Adelaide, in Australia, refused to allow a deaf group to enter the building. The angry deaf group said the bouncer was abusive & made fun of their deafness. The nightclub management defended the bouncer, saying he was right, while at the same time, denying that discrimination took place.
— no respect for closed deaf school A deaf school closed up 13 years ago. The building has been vacant since then. No one protects the abandoned property. As a result, it has been vandalized. This closed school is in Great Britain.
Tribes of Wales at the time of the Roman invasion (The modern border with England is also shown)
— third deaf attempt was successful Could a deaf person, himself a school drop out w/ only 7th grade education, be able to build an aircraft that was shown on Discovery Channel? Saji James, from a small village in India, tried 3x to build an ultra-light 2-seater aircraft. First 2 attempts failed because of mechanical & technical difficulties. With the help of an experienced mentor, he was successful on his 3rd attempt. Can he fly this aircraft way up in the skies of India? No. He lacks a
Japan Tour Guides, some are free (volunteers)
Pearland business owner proves disability does not inhibit opportunity
— most unusual historic London building is a surprise The British National Trust properties has 510 London buildings listed as landmarks. The Arts & Entertainment editor listed 10 most unusual buildings. #2 on the list is St Bede’s Catholic Church on Clapham Road. It was built in 1924, and designed to help the deaf worshippers – floor with slope for easy vision, perfect lighting and pulpits on both sides of the church. Why is it a surprise? It is the first Deaf House concept
— this genius was called an idiot India has a bad reputation for labelling deaf people as idiots. Anyway Saji Thomas is deaf & has been called an idiot. Well, he loves airplanes & has built a 2-seater ultralight aircraft by himself, using junk parts & recycled stuff. He has tested this aircraft w/ several flights. He is now awaiting license from the India Directorate General of Civil Aviation. He has 2 goals: to build a twin-engine aircraft & to get a job as a mechanic w/ an aircraft…
VANESSA Addison believes the experience of growing up profoundly deaf helped give her the determination to achieve.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has made a striking impact on Winnipeg’s skyline. Designed by Antoine Predock, this impressive building’s concept was
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