Deaf football player inspired by #marleymatlin ends with award winning film

People’s Choice Award Story here

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Micah’s Moment, about a deaf fullback at Arlington’s Martin High School who perseveres and finally gets his chance to shine at AT&T Stadium, was honored with the People’s Choice award Saturday night at the Studio Movie Grill at Arlington Highlands. Micah Willis and his interpreter, Gary Claunch, joined Christopher on the red carpet at the festival, where their inspirational story was chosen as the audience favorite from 30 films screened at the festival.

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Deafness doesn’t have to be a disability – Abbi

Deafness doesn’t have to be a disability – Abbi

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Abbi was born with a genetic bone disease called osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as ‘OI’ or brittle bones. Following learning BSL, she has set up a YouTube channel where she covers popular music in BSL.

As part of 30 Under 30, she talks about losing her hearing, how she started her YouTube channel and recalls surgery she had to regain her hearing.

Both my mum and I have OI which, aside from making our bones fragile and prone to fracture, has also led us to develop a plethora of related disorders. We both underwent scoliosis fusion surgery as teenagers, we both have arthritis and limited mobility (although my mum walks, I now use a wheelchair), and we both have otosclerosis, a degenerative hearing impairment.

I began wearing hearing aids around the age of eight. Within six years, my hearing had deteriorated to what’s classed as a ‘severe’ loss. I could…

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