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Deaf Community: Understanding The Plight

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Annette Lunn is not just a sign language interpreter at the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, she is also a mother to a deaf son. 

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Annette Lunn is not just a sign language interpreter at the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, she is also a mother to a deaf son. 

She is often asked to interpret for seminars, workshops, and even job and visa interviews. But, imagine she says, a day in the life of a deaf person.

Lunn says she believes sign language should actually be a part of school curriculum. referring to her hard-of-hearing granddaughter, she explains even babies can learn the language.

But make no mistake, Lunn says there are many people in the deaf community who are working and thriving.

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