Deaf Girl Dancing

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Deaf Girl Dancing

I really enjoyed this girl’s dancing and so I decided to shoot a short video of her. As the other kids join in the fun, you can hear them yelling “Obruni!” a few times as they vie for my attention.

I found out about an hour later that the dancing girl is completely deaf, and has been so from birth. She does not speak a single word. It took me this long to figure it out because her body language was so expressive, I did not experience a communication barrier with her. The better part of an hour went by before I finally realized she did not use words to communicate! So here she is:

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