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DeafDigest – 06 October 2020

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – October 6, 2020

— employers that reject deaf do not explain why

Deaf people apply for jobs, knowing ADA is on their
side – yet they get rejected. And because of legal
issues, these employers do not have to explain
why they were turned down! In that case, ADA may
be possibly a joke in job hunting.


— a comment by a movie producer

Michael Madsen, not deaf, is a movie producer and he
made this comment:

I don’t like to make any character a villain

This is great – because his most recent production
involved a deaf character. In the past, many
movie producers would cast a deaf character as
an evil villain. Yes, times have changed, in
small steps.


— a rare deaf person in restaurant industry

there are always restaurant success stories in
that a hearing person would start out as a
dishwasher and then over the years become a
chef and then eventually as restaurant owner.
What about the deaf? Well, Ken Tan, who is deaf,
started his restaurant career as a dishwasher
but moved all the way to the top as restaurant


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