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  • Mar 21, 2012
  • 07:38 PM

Obama Sign Language Surpris : What Other Languages Does He Know? (video)

International Business Times
...it seems Obama had good reason to play down his linguistic abilities in 2008; conservatives would have disparaged his abilities in Spanish, Swahili, and Bahasa Indonesia. But today, the web is abuzz with evidence of one rather unexpected linguistic skill: sign language. On Tuesday, Obama greeted a deaf student at an event in Largo, Maryland. When the 26-year-old signed "I'm proud of you," the president quickly signed back a "Thank you."

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