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I've always wanted to learn sign language. The ability to talk to a friend i used to have in yr 2 who was deaf or just communicate with a slight level of secrecy to it. When i was in Yr 5 they taught us finger spelling and the words 'Beard' , 'Goat' and 'Father Christmas '. When i got into Yr 7 i started to get more anxious and social anxiety levels gradually got worse. I started to figure that it'd be easier not to stress about saying the wrong thing or saying something to upset anyone. The only way i could think to do that was to just stop talking at all. And thats what i did. Im now mute and figure learning BSL would not only help me communicate, but also let me do something I've wanted to for years.



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