ASL through deaf eyes paper

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Agustin Gonzalez Korpics ALS 1 2/1/08 “Through Deaf Eyes” I took this class, American Sign Language 1, because I had never seen a class like it throughout my high school years. I had always been intrigued by the deaf culture and in my early childhood I recall wondering how people could communicate without speaking. In high school I actually decided on teaching myself sign language, but because I was so busy with school, my job as a painter, and training to be an amateur boxer I ended up never finding the time. But then I stumbled upon this course, and I decided on taking it. Coming in, I did not know what to expect, until I was told we were going to be watching a movie on deaf culture. This movie, “Through Deaf Eyes”, gave me much insight on the history of deaf people and the struggles they have had to go through to gain acceptance in America, the “land of opportunity”. Prior to this, I had no idea what the deaf had to go through. It really reminded me of the civil rights movement that the African Americans
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ASL 1 taught by Professor Korpics during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.

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