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Friday, 11 December 2015

Top Model Winner Proves Deaf Is Beautiful

"The final season of America's Next Top Model" was groundbreaking in the way that it positively depicted the Deaf community. DiMarco exposed a wide audience to the social, linguistic, and cultural experiences of deafness. He opened people's minds to American Sign Language and the beauty of Deaf culture. He reminded everyone that Deaf people are unique and complicated, and that they absolutely can be winners."
The Final Season of America's Next Top Model concluded in a monumental way with Nyle DiMarco, the show's first ever Deaf contestant, overcoming all obstacles to win the competition. Smashing through stereotypes and assumptions, DiMarco…
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