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so me and my siblings are hearing and both of our parents are deaf so we learned sign at the age of one so i know sign but my aunt married a hearing guy who doesn't know sign he only knows fingerspelling so i recommended this and i hope he uses it if any f you guys are interested in meeting deaf people there is a lot of deaf people in Gainesville my mom is friends wit them and we meet new deaf people everyday so come to Gainesville sometimes to communicate and show that you are learning sign it's a pretty cool thing to learn and teach .

 

 

Love, kaprice merritt.

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