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JewelsDo you like trivia? Here are some interesting 'nuggets' that may surprise you!

Explore how some famous Americans are connected to deafness.

 


In 1864, this person signed a charter to start the firstcollege for the deaf in the world.

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This former President was friends with one of the first students at ASD!

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This former President visited ASD in 1817-and because of that, a new sign was invented!

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This man had a hearing loss at a young age. When he was older, he invented "talking machines".

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This deaf man is on a 5 dollar bill! He lived in Texas; he was a cowboy and a spy!

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This man had many ties to deafness. He was also an inventor!

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