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From the second half of the book I enjoyed learning new things and being able to find ways that I could relate these things to my life after graduation and my career. The two chapters that I was interested in were chapter 126: “Why do graduates of school for the deaf hold reunions every other year?” chapter 127: “I’ve noticed that Deaf people travel a lot—more than hearing people. Why? And how can they afford to? Where do they get the money?” I believe that I enjoyed these two chapters because it gave me insight on how Deaf people value friendship in each other it also gives me a closer look on the deaf community.
I enjoyed reading chapter 126 because it gave me a better insight on the ...view middle of the document...

It shows that they really value friendship. I know that personally, I graduated high school and some of the people I considered my friend I no longer talk to and some I have not talked to since graduation and that has been 3 years. However, for Deaf people they keep in contact with the people they went to school with and the biennial reunions help with that.
I was not aware that Deaf people traveled a lot; this could be because of my lack of communication with Deaf people. When I first read the chapter, I was trying to figure out how Deaf people could afford to travel a lot. Once I read the chapter I understood why, they do not spend money on many things that focus on hearing people so they are able to save their money for things like travelling. Also, this somewhat goes back to the previous chapter and how many times they travel to see their friends, or attend reunions or fundraisers.
In addition, this plays a role on how close Deaf people are with each other. I say this because usually when you see hearing people travelling it is usually...

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