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For a Homeless Deaf Man, an iPad Makes Life Easier

Posted by 4starshost.com on January 13, 2013

Some of the problems Abreham Zemedagegehu faces as a homeless person in New York, like cold weather and lack of sleep, are fairly predictable. Some are less so: the police have gotten angry with Mr. Zemedagegehu because they did not realize that he could not hear their instructions. He was born with no hearing in one ear and only a little in the other.

 

 

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/11/nyregion/technology-makes-life-a-little-easier-for-homeless-and-deaf-ethiopian-immigrant.html?_r=0

 

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