Hunter Spanjer, a deaf preschooler in Grand Island, Nebraska, is being prohibited from signing his name (in sign language) because administrators at his school believe that the gesture he uses looks like a gun. Wait, what?
Tearjerker Alert! Sloan Churman is 29 years old. She was born deaf. Recently, she received a cochlear implant, which allowed her to hear her own voice for the very first time. Emotional. Inspirational. Moving.