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  • Personal Narrative: My Relay Race

    I waited at the starting line for my split in the relay race. I felt sweat drip down my temples from the blazing sun. There were two laps for each of the four people in my relay, I was the final runner. My heart was beating out of my chest from the pressure of the crowd. I extended my arm backward, ready to receive the baton. Immediately after I felt the baton strike my palm, I took off in a sprint. I felt like the whole track team was relying on me for this win. After my first lap around the track, I began to feel lightheaded. All of the sudden, my legs went numb. I reconsidered my luck in winning. I started to slow my steps. My body formation weakened. My motivation was lost until I felt a cool breeze brush my face in the boiling temperature.…

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  • Personal Essay: Why I Become The Track Team

    Another reward for running is making my team proud, and contributing to the success that we have. Oprah Winfery said “running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.” I agree with that because when you put all you have into something you’ll get a great result. Another reward being apart of my team, and running at meets is being able to get medals. When I got my medals I hung them in my room, and every time I looked at them it brings me back to those…

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  • Personal Narrative-800-Meter Relay

    and today was going to be no exception. Today, I was suppose to run the 3200 meter relay, the open 800 meter run, the 400 meter dash and finally the 1600 meter relay. Going into the day both relay teams were placed…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Deaf Athletes

    terpreter or they can play without one. If they do hire an interpreter there are lots of precautions the interpreter must make. The interpreter must watch carefully to understand all the plays. If there are timeouts interpreter are either next to the coach singing or right across from the athlete communicating to them and preparing them for competition. When the deaf students are playing, interpreters position themselves on side lines in there athlete’s direct line of view and sign information…

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  • Oppression Against Deaf People Essay

    In a sense, discrimination and oppression have the same meaning, but oppression means the cruelty has been going on for a long period of time. To those who are uneducated about ASL or even the Deaf community, Deaf people are not usually thought of when oppression is brought up. Oppression is usually thought of amongst the topic of race, or even groups with certain beliefs. Oppression and discrimination on Deaf people eventually got a name for itself. In 1975, a Deaf scholar named Tom Humphries…

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  • Sign Language Interpreter Profession

    According to American Counseling Association, vicarious trauma is, “The term vicarious trauma… sometimes also called compassion fatigue, is the latest term that describes the phenomenon associated with the ‘cost of carrying’ for others” (2011). An interpreter’s job is to convey communication from one person to another person. Sign language interpreters also do this while interpreting, but there are more parts to this process than just language between the clients. First, sign language is a…

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  • Love Is Never Silent Analysis

    sure they would be able to sign the contracts to buy the house. He also wanted to know if they had enough money and if they were able to hold jobs since they were deaf. Unfortunately, the hearing people thought of the deaf people as deaf and dumb. They assumed the deaf were uneducated solely because they couldn’t hear. The hearing devices in the depression era were few and far between. Only one hearing aid device was shown in this movie and her father, who was wearing the hearing aid, signed…

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  • A Difficult Experience Analysis

    The first child I choose was Jonah, who has the severe hearing impairment. The modifications that I would have to make in my environment would maybe to have words hanging around the room so I can point at them with him so he can understand me. The adaptations that I would have to make would be to learn sign language so that he can better understand me since he cannot hear. I would also to speak while I am doing the sign language so that the other students can understand me at the same time. In…

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  • Six Flags-Personal Narrative

    Six Flags Last year I decided to go to Mozzeria for my deaf event, and this year I knew that I wanted to do something different. When I heard that Six Flags was devoting a day for the deaf, I marked my calendar because I figured it would be different than the typical restaurant scene. The only problem was that I didn’t want to go alone, and I knew that my mom and sister wouldn’t want to go. I asked Alex if he wanted to go with me and he said he would have to see, he texted me later and said…

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  • Deaf Essay

    Deaf history month is celebrated every year from March 13th to April 13th according to Sign Language is a big part of our country; it’s the fourth most common language and is over 200 years old. Also, in the US alone, there are more than 1,000,000 people over the age of five who are deaf (! Although all of these people are unable to hear sound; they have a life that is just as rich as any hearing person. Many deaf people are involved in the communities of the…

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