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no such thing as handicapped

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breaking barriers


Born deaf and not a sound to be heard

Sign language was her only words

Longing to hear any sound at all, even the bouncing of a ball

To know what it would be like to hear a robin sing

And the sounds of early spring.

She learned to read lips and could feel the vibrations of musical sounds.

The sensitivity in her fingers had gotten so good

That the music she understood.

She found that the guitar vibrations she could feel more

And it opened up a brand new door.

Her mother saw the joy that the guitar did bring

So she bought a guitar with everything.

The amplified speakers did rock the floor

Even through her closed door.

She learned to play guitar and write music too

And showed the other children just what to do.

Soon afterwards she created a band in the

SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF and showed others that there is no such thing

As HANDICAPPED, and that only happens when you turn your back.


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