The Shared Sign Language of Martha's Vineyard

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Apr 6, 201628m
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The Shared Sign Language of Martha's Vineyard
Apr 6 '1628m
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By the early 18th century, it was not uncommon for people in Martha's Vineyard to be deaf from birth. This had a profound effect on the culture of Martha's Vineyard - and one that went on to influence Deaf culture in the United States as a whole.

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