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Deaf Athlete Receives Division I Football Scholarship

Monday, February 9, 2009

This fall, Ryan Bonheyo, a deaf high school football player, will join the ranks of a rare few deaf players to participate in college football.  On February 4, Towson University in Maryland offered Bonheyo a full scholarship to play for the school’s Division I football team. Towson was the only college to offer him a scholarship … Read More

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Blind Lawyer Helped End Discrimination in Jury Selection

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Paul Kay, a Washington, D.C, lawyer who had been rejected from jury duty twice because of his blindness, played a crucial role in ending discrimination against people who are blind in the D.C. court system.  Kay passed away on January 7 at the age of 71.  For a long time, it was standard practice for … Read More

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