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My name is Steve


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Hello.  My name is Steve.  Sorry for taking a long time to write my intro.  I am hearing 46 years old gay man living in south Texas. I have one year of learning American sign language under my belt.  I completed one year in April 2021.  I love signing.  I love learning languages.  I speak Spanish as well.  I attempted to learn sign language in 1998 from a book.  The book was just black and white drawings and it was very difficult to understand the signs.  I tried again in 2005, but with no luck.  I finally dove into it a year ago.  I had a very good reason for wanting to learn; personal reasons.  Now here I am, going into the second year of signing.  It is very difficult and a bit boring to learn on your own.  Let me clarify, I have two qualified ASL instructors.  I do not see them every month, but I have stuck with them for over a year now.  When I do not see them, I send them videos of my progress.  I sign to myself all the time.  I finger spell when I drive.  But I have no ASL friends to sign with.  Hoping to make some friends, but until then, I continue to learn on my own, with the help of my two instructors.

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