Don't Blink: A Glimpse Into a Deaf Teenagers World

Year 2002

Creator Lauren McSherry

Contributor Renee Armstrong

Story type Writing

Town Portland

County Cumberland


In Deaf culture, talking straight signifies strength and empowerment, which Hilary Whitmore express through her signing. Lauren McSherry highlights the life of Hilary Whitmore, a deaf teenager, who has to overcome communication barriers for people to completely understand her directness.

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