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Kenya’s Work Life

Kenya Lowe is a native of Port Huron, Michigan where she graduated from Port Huron Northern High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Deaf Education from Michigan State University. Crowned Miss Deaf Michigan, in 1999, she was the first African-American to hold this title. She traveled extensively, giving presentations and workshops to young people and organizations around...

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Factory Work During Wartime

Anna was a "Rosy Riveter" but she didn't like the job. Many other jobs followed....

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Armando Acosta – Factory Work and Flood Clean-Up

Armando worked in a wood factory for more than twenty years and since then has cleaned up after floods. He talks about how he communicates with his hearing boss. Thanks for taking the time to share your story Armando. I learn a lot from the Silent Memoirs. Glad the cell communication worked well for you. It's a useful tool. Thanks...

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Bill on his education: Lip-reading to ASL

Bill talks about his early education, being mainstreamed and how reading and lip-reading played a role.  He still has a memento from when he was first introduced to sign language at age fifteen.  What do you think it is?  More from Bill in the documentary series, Silent Memoirs - Life Stories From the Deaf....

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