Tag Archives: The Deaf Dream

DEAF and ASL Online Internships

The day our interns started their internships for The Deaf Dream last year, I cried…a lot. Since May 2012, I had been running as hard as possible to start a small non-profit organization. Amazing people have helped along the way–Elizabeth, … 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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The Life Cycle of an ASL Student

You’ve discovered the magic of ASL. You’re the teacher’s pet in your class. You watch ASL videos on YouTube like a fiend. You even go to an occasional Deaf event.¬†           (Well, no one said you … Continue reading

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Sarcophagi, Harems, and Dancing in the Streets

I’ve done more in the last couple of weeks than the majority of my travels this year. So I decided to be a little lazy and throw some of the random activities into one blog post for those of you … Continue reading

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Met a Deaf Family in Istanbul!

Had the most INCREDIBLE day! As of a couple of days ago, I am now staying with my friend, Melissa, from the LDS Turkish branch. We went to find a bank this afternoon at Taksim and as we were making … Continue reading

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Ramazan Dinner with my Turkish Family

I’m having an incredible time here in Istanbul! One of the best parts about arriving in July is that I’m here for Ramadan month (or “Ramazan” here in Turkey). It’s a month long fast (July 9th-August 7th) where Muslims fast … Continue reading

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