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DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND. A man born deaf, dumb, and blind, is considered an idiot. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 304; F. N. B. 233; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2111.

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Deaibes, who served as Geagea's interpreter during this interview, goes on to underline that, as a deaf-mute, the performer is speaking directly to audience members from the deaf-mute community -- who share a daily struggle with the systemic stereotypes of a society that has not been educated to understand or empathize with the deaf.
The Sovereign toured the center which is carried out as part of the Moroccan anti-poverty programme the national initiative for human development (INDH) and includes a hemodialysis center, a socio-educational centre for disabled children, a local community day nursery and a center for the deaf-mute.
In May 1867, the College Nine, known as the Columbia Baseball Club, made their claim as champions of the deaf-mute community.
A court heard how deaf-mute social worker Andreas Milakovic's life became dominated by his son Yacob's disability and he sank into a deep depression as he struggled to cope with his painful fits.
Meanwhile, in Japan, a deaf-mute teenager is coping with sexual awakenings.
A Moroccan tragedy involving two young boys and the sexual awakening of a deaf-mute Tokyo schoolgirl rounds out the intersecting plotlines, and though dense, the "hows" aren't as important as the "whys"--all the characters share the same theme.
A KNIFE thug who left a deaf-mute man for dead in a sickening unprovoked attack was jailed for six years yesterday.
A young English girl, Alice Padgett, deaf-mute since the age of four, begins to have visions of the Virgin Mary, throwing her small town in England and eventually much of the rest of the world into tumult.
In The Life of the Deaf-Mute (Zhizn' Glukhonemykh) and through official activities of VOG, Deaf people could read about deaf schools, social events, and the lives of their peers.
But he and his deaf-mute mother, Sadije, were sent packing when they reached Macedonia because immigration officials refused to accept their travel documents, forcing them to return to Gatwick Airport.
A DEAF-MUTE gave up and waited for the police after his attempts at armed robbery were treated as a joke by staff at a fast-food takeaway, a court heard.
OUR GENERATION WILL BE THE LAST TO live in a deaf-mute world, surrounded by devices that can't speak, incapable of response.