We all have flaws and we can all do things that no one would expect us to be able to accomplish.We can overcome obstacles and persevere through the prejudice.
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In years past, I eagerly took an active role in these family gatherings but now, without being able to hear anyone, I became unintentionally isolated and depressed. As such, should I lie about my willingness, my desperation, to hear again?
Generally, for a Deaf or Ho H person to see a movie in the cinema, he or she must look up the specific time the particular film is playing with the open captions (at least this was before the advent of the new closed-captioning glasses offered experimentally at Regal Cinemas nationwide, to which, if you are so inclined, you may read about here).
Usually, a single showing with the open captions would be available, at a specific time, for a few days only.
What I learned is that those who were born Deaf (or “Born Deafies”, as some call themselves) have this sort of “us vs.
them” mentality especially designed to fight off the ignorance and the downright antagonism of certain members of the Hearing Community like Mr. Alas, this form of self-defense, while advantageous in theory, can be poorly executed. them” mentality can also reflect not only a prejudice against those who are Deaf or Ho H, but also those who do not use sign language fluently and/or wish to hear.
This knowledge both makes me sad and very, very frustrated. As a late-deafened person, who lost her hearing at eighteen (I am twenty-six now) due to Meningitis. For years, I refused to even acknowledge that this wasn’t permanent, that somehow, a magical hearing aid or Cochlear Implant would defy the odds and work for me (which they don’t, and it’s been proven) and all would return to normal. When I first enrolled in 2010, I obtained this label right away.