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Silent World

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pp. 1-100

I remember clearly sitting in the doctor’s office and hearing her tell me that my little boy could not hear anything, that he was deaf. I also remember hearing her say that she could do nothing to help him. This was a great shock to me, and it made me very angry. How could she be so cruel, to interfere with the happy life my husband and three handsome little boys led? Monty was three, Darrell was ...

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Between Two Worlds

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pp. 101-236

I was part of my deaf parents, their ears, their voice to the hearing world, Mother and me sharing the task of being the mother. This book is a double helix, around the core of deafness and society, and my own duality in the deaf and hearing worlds. Elements wind together: • within the community of my deaf parents, • in the society of people who can hear, • and my split life inside and outside those worlds. ...