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By Maddalena Gentili in Features, September 3, 2010

Deaf people rarely refer to deafness as a disability or something to be fixed, but rather as a human experience. Sign language has given them a powerful means of communication, overcoming the sound barrier that speech represents. Yet the history of “signing” is fraught with controversy – that continues to this day.


By Tripp Chandler in Features, March 1, 2010

Scurrilous wag, half wit, proto marxist, social critic, insufferable cynic or the first great individualist. A bit part in the Iliad has led to a timeless debate.