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From Instagram to Johnson High School, American Sign Language keeps up with changes
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Stephanie Nicely has been deaf since she was 5 years old. She was born hearing, but after getting “very, very sick,” she started losing her hearing. Now, she can just barely hear sounds with the help of a hearing aid and can do a little lip reading. - photo by Nick Bowman
The English language is constantly evolving. Stuff that was once “cool” is now “lit,” not to mention the onset of “OK boomer.” Sometimes it’s hard enough to keep up with the spoken word — but what about sign language?