Marlee Matlin
William Hurt presenting Marlee Matlin with the Best Actress Oscar® for her performance in Children of a Lesser God - the 59th Annual Academy Awards® in 1987.
Sophia Smith
Sophia Smith (August 27, 1796 – June 12, 1870) founded Smith College in 1870 with the substantial estate she inherited from her father, who was a wealthy farmer, and six siblings.An avid reader,...
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Eugen Relgis
Eugen D. Relgis (backward reading of Eisig D. Sigler; first name also Eugenio, Eugène or Eugene, last name also Siegler or Siegler Watchel; March 22, 1895 – May 24, 1987) was a Romanian writer, pacifi...
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Ben Cohen (rugby union)
Benjamin Christopher "Ben" Cohen, MBE (born 14 September 1978) is a former England rugby union player and activist. He began his professional career with Northampton Saints in 1996; in 2007 he moved t...
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Marlee Matlin
Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the only deaf performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for Children of a Lesser God...
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Lawrence R. Newman
Lawrence R. Newman (March 23, 1925 – July 4, 2011) was a prominent deaf activist, educator and author who served two terms as President of the National Association of the Deaf from 1986 to 1990. He wa...
John Flournoy
John J. Flournoy (1808 – 1879), a graduate of the American School for the Deaf, is best remembered as an advocate for a deaf state. Flournoy proposed that deaf people obtain a government land grant to...