April 1, 2010

Marlee Matlin launches 'My Deaf Family' on YouTube

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Marlee Matlin, the hearing-impaired actress who won an Academy Award as lead actress for her role in "Children of a Lesser God," has produced a short reality film called My Deaf Family viewable on YouTube.

Its meant to bring some insight into the pride and struggles of deaf people and how they cope. [The LA Times via EW]

quotemarksright.jpgDeaf and hard of hearing people make up one of the largest minority groups," she said in an interview through her interpreter, Jack Jason, "and yet there has never been a show, a reality documentary series that features what life is like for them." quotesmarksleft.jpg

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