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The importance of Deaf culture

Members of the Deaf community in America use a different language—literally. Not only does their language—American Sign Language (ASL)—connect them to others who are Deaf, it also serves as a membership card into a linguistic subculture of our society that not everyone is privileged to enjoy. Breaking down stigmas Rich communication doesn’t have to beverbal.… Read More »

A Brief History of the Amish Culture

The Amish, sometimes known as Mennonites, are well known for living simple lives, dressing plainly, and their refusal to become dependent on most of the conveniences of modern life that we all take for granted. The history of the Amish can be traced back to it’s founding in 1693 in Switzerland by a man named… Read More »