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Thu November 15, 2012
Sign Language: It's Not Just About The Hands
Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 12:01 pm
After Superstorm Sandy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter became a pop culture phenomenon. Lydia Callis' energy and facial expressions drew wide attention and even a spoof on "Saturday Night Live." Some members of the deaf community took offense to some reactions.