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Deaf Culture

In her article, Paula Kluth takes care to distinguish between the deaf, Deaf, and hard of hearing communities. Both medical and cultural views on the different groups are discussed.
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Paula Kluth
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Gawking, Gaping, Staring

In this personal narrative, Clare explores multiple facets of the self and questions why gender is still discussed as a binary. She acknowledges the tortured lives that many have lived as a result of their gender ambiguity and declares that all those who "gawk," "gape," and "stare" at those who are different never get it right.
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Eli Clare
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Just Peace: A Message of Hope

In this book excerpt Mattie Stepanek describes what it is like living with a rare neuromuscular disease. Defying many developmental odds, Mattie recounts highs and lows as he travels toward his tenth birthday, living on what he terms “the edge.”
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Mattie Stepanek
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Social Justice Domain