GRAPELICIOUS NEWS 09.1.2013

Concord rabbi listens with his soul
Boston.com
Rabbi Darby Leigh, who is deaf, practices blowing the ceremonial shofar outside Concord’s Congregation Colm O’Molloy for The Boston Globe Rabbi Darby Leigh, who is deaf, practices blowing the ceremonial shofar outside Concord’s Congregation Kerem 
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In Your Neighborhood
wnep.com
Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children sponsors the Craft Show. The event features local craft vendors offering great designs and products. Grilled foods and a variety of refreshments will be available. Admission is free and it’s held at
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Hero Dog Awards 2013, Part 4
Alabama Public Radio
Many are shelter animals who are determined to have the intelligence and temperament to serve as a Hearing Dog. It is a perfect blending of needs – deaf individuals have the opportunity to live an independent life, and dogs who may literally die for
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Deaf and mute Aurora man beaten to death in his home
Denver Post
Though he was deaf and mute, the 48-year-old man had lived a full life. The simple pleasures Jonny lived for — seeing his granddaughter and making people smile — were all taken from him between Feb. 26 and March 7, 2002, when someone bludgeoned 
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Tribes tells stunning story of being deaf in a hearing family
Charleston City Paper
Through the course of the first scene we learn that son Billy is deaf, and no one in the family — not even Billy himself — speaks sign. A champion lip reader, Billy struggles keep up, eking out a lonely existence among the more traditionally 
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Collection by Empowering Deaf Society in Exchange Ilford today
Ilford Recorder 24
To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Cllr Felicity Banks, Mayor of Redbridge, is supporting the collection, which will see deaf people in the borough receive vital funds. The charity works to develop innovative new services 
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Eight-year-old Harvey models in Bolton Wanderers catalogue
The Bolton News
YOUNG Harvey Bancks is profoundly deaf and has implants to help him hear — but that did not stop him becoming a model for Bolton Wanderers. Harvey, aged eight, was approached by the club to appear in the catalogue through a family link — his uncle 
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Deaf Man Donald Pratt, 76, Handcuffed By Sheriff’s Deputies, Wins $62000 
Opposing Views
Pratt is deaf. Because he communicates only through use of American Sign Language, the handcuffs were tantamount to gagging him. They left him unable to communicate for what he says was more than two hours — though deputies said it was more like half 
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Brain lets us turn a deaf ear to spouse: study
gulfnews.com
Brain lets us turn a deaf ear to spouse: study. Ability to ignore partner declines with age as older people find it harder to filter many voices. By Nick Collins, The Telegraph Group Limited, London 2013; Published: 20:05 August 30, 2013; Gulf News. Be 
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Karaoke night for the deaf
Lancashire Evening Post
Deafjam is back at The Dukes, providing a unique start to the new season at the Lancaster theatre. It’s a signed karaoke event which makes music and songs accessible to deaf people and signing-accessible to hearing people. It will be hosted on 
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