This Isolated Deaf Boy Never Had A Conversation In His Life. Then One Sign Language Teacher Transforms Him

In a remote village in Uganda 15 year old Patrick Otema has spent his whole life without having a conversation. Patrick is deaf and with no one there to teach him sign language the only form of communication he understood were crude signs his father improvised.

That is until he met Raymond, a man who was once just like Patrick but who recently took an extensive sign language course, returned to his village and opened the first school for the deaf in the region. All of a sudden Patrick had a way to express himself for the first time, to exchange ideas and have friends, but the most noticeable change is his face. Once scared and isolated, that smile speaks more than any words could.

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