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One-Liner Wednesday – Congratulations

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To CODA. You’ve made one little Deaf guy very happy with your accomplishment.

Alex has watched this on repeat since Sunday, just happy to be able to understand what they were saying on TV.

(CODA stands for Children of Deaf Adults.)


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39 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – Congratulations

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  2. Building bridges – whereever we are, however we go about doing so, is such an important thing – what a beautiful moment and speech – to celebrate, in the history of movie life, and, the history of so many lives that worked hard, and were a part of this moment becoming a reality.

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  4. Thanks for sharing this joy, Linda!

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  9. That is great news!

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  11. I have not seen the movie yet but I love the guy’s speech! Now, I want to see it!
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  13. Wonderful speech Linda. Thank you for sharing.

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  16. That’s so nice. I can’t wait to see it ☺️💕

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  19. It was so wonderful to watch Troy Kotsur’s acceptance speech. It was sweet to see his co-star Marlee Matlin there cheering; she had won an Oscar in 1986. I also loved that CODA won for writing and best picture. What an accomplishment for all concerned!

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    • I remember when she won. She gave her acceptance speech in spoken English and she took a lot of criticism for that from the Deaf community. I’m glad we’ve come so far since then! It was wonderful to see the whole audience cheering in ASL! 😀 Alex was beside himself with joy every time then won.

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      • It was good to see that there were ASL interpreters at the ready, something that probably didn’t happen back in the ’80s. I especially appreciated at the Best Picture announcement that there was a second interpreter in front of the cast so they could see what was being seeing said as they stood behind the podium.

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  21. Linda, what a wonderful thing for Alex to experience and aspire to. As Dan said, it was a positive highlight of the night. ❤️

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  22. What an incredible acceptance speech! Let’s hope that bridge gets used.

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  26. What a wonderful moment for everyone in that community. I’m so happy for Alex. This was a bright spot in that event.

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