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Hey Everyone. I'm a beginner studying asl. I have been in search of a practice buddy in the general area of Columbia SC. I am also willing to practice online with buddies as long as you have patience and are pretty good at starting new conversation so that I may learn different signs. This is where the patience comes in because with each sign I dont know it will have to be fingerspelled out for me. Some people get tired of always having to fingerspell things at a pace slow enough for me to understand. I know a good bit. Have been practicing for 3 mths but I still am limited on what I know. Would love practice buddies. Please let me know if anyone is interested. 

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