A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Lou Ann Walker
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Prologue, Chapter 1

• Lou Ann was the daughter of deaf parents.

• Because of her deaf parents Lou Ann felt like an outsider much of her life.

• During her childhood Lou Ann acted as her parents interpreter.
• Lou Ann's parents were reluctant when they found out she was writing the book.

• They were very private and didn't want to lose that privacy.

• They came to realize that it would be good for others to get a look into the lives of deaf people.
• Lou Ann and her parents were headed to take her to Harvard.

• Lou Ann was excited to get away from her small town life and have new experiences.

• On the way to Harvard Lou Ann had a confrontation with a gas station attendant who didn't think that "mutes" should drive cars.
• Lou Ann feels the collision of her two worlds when she arrived at Harvard.

• She settled...

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