Category Archives: South Africa

The Interpreter was Fake? Hallelujah!

I hate to admit it, but I am kind of grateful to Thamsanqa Jantjie. Call me crazy, but he has done something for (to?) the Deaf community that seemed unattainable last week: He unconsciously brought Deaf rights to the world stage. … Continue reading

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Thank You Mr. Mandela

In my rush to write about the fake interpreter yesterday, I failed to express my gratitude for a great man. He truly was a symbol to the world that oppression will not last. I think of Nelson Mandela as more than … Continue reading

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Mandela Memorial Interpreter: The Same Old Oppression

Originally posted on The Deaf Dream:
Destiny Yarbro Founder & CEO In the tumult of this week’s news, many may wonder why a fake interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial was such a big deal. After all, the memorial wasn’t for…

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Class Pictures-South Africa

Hello Mrs. Allen’s Class! I hope you all enjoyed the pictures my mom sent to you!  I will be added 5 more pictures for you in this letter, so you guys will see a lot of South Africa. J First … Continue reading

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Huge waves as far as the eye can see…think roller coaster!

Hey family! I know it’s late and you’re all in bed and that it’s actually yesterday, which is today for me, which is tomorrow for you guys…… haha, this time change thing is crazy and it’s going to get worse … Continue reading

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A mom note!

Hi Everyone- Destiny’s mom here! I thought I’d let you know that as I’m posting items for Destiny I’m putting them in chronological order according to the date she wrote them. Often we will get pictures WAY after the journal … Continue reading

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Student Letter- South Africa Animal Facts

[2nd grader Ms. Marley’s class] Dear Miss Yarbro, Did Cuddles get to ride the elephant with you? We figured out that with 6 groups of 15 elephants, you saw 90 elephants. Then we figured out how many pounds 90 elephants weigh altogether. … Continue reading

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