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Language: Afghan Sign Language

  • Jan 09, 2012
  • 01:37 PM

The Deafening Silence

Shannon Galpin / Huffington Post
...Ghaffar welcomed us in and over green tea, he shared with me his personal story from Afghan refugee, to student in Pakistan, to founder and passionate leader of ANAD. He is the heart and soul of the burgeoning deaf community. He introduced me to the rest of his staff, all deaf, all dedicated to this school and the development of an Afghan sign language.