By Christopher Krentz
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Clerc’s belief in deaf people’s capabilities challenges the conventional assumptions of the period. With the student exhibition following this address, he supported his claims with tangible evidence. 11. This superstition demonstrates how the schools helped to make deaf Americans more visible in society. When deaf people lived apart from each other, they were often hidden from view. Once they came together and signed in public, they became much more noticeable. Hearing observers must have wondered from where so many deaf people had suddenly appeared.
My mother agreed to take me, so we called regularly every day and the doctor injected into my ears I do not know what liquids, but I did not derive any benefit whatever from the operation. And at the expiration of the fortnight, I returned home with my mother still as deaf as I was before. I passed my childhood at home, in doing nothing but running about and playing with other children. I sometimes drove my mother’s turkeys to the field or her cows to pasture, and occasionally my father’s horse to the watering place.
The Bible, however, says that the doors of Heaven will be opened to no one, unless he has fulfilled the conditions imposed by Jesus Christ. If then, when the uneducated Deaf and Dumb appear before the supreme tribunal, they are found not to have 13. An indication of how isolated many deaf Americans were before the advent of deaf education. 18 LAURENT CLERC fulfilled these conditions, they may plead: ‘‘Lord, we wished to learn to know you and to do what you had ordered; but it did not depend upon us.