CAPTION: (See article for the actual video link) After years keeping it hidden, Fiona Murphy is embracing her Deaf identity.(News Video)

Below is the link to a fascinating article by Fiona Murphy, an ABC reporter, about how learning some signing — which she had avoided growing up, but felt very alone as a deaf person whose only other deaf contacts were  elderly — started to give her some sense pof pride in her deafness. As she explains, To some, deafness might seem a deficit. “Whereas when it is considered through the lens of Deaf culture, deafness becomes a celebration of language and identity. “