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At A Special Show, 3 Deaf Musicians Want You To Hear Them Roar

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Mozzeria is one of the most talked-about pizzerias in the heart of a vibrant San Francisco neighborhood. Every staff member employed at the restaurant identifies as deaf or hard of hearing. Courtesy of Mozzeria, San Francisco hide caption

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Courtesy of Mozzeria, San Francisco

Starbucks is opening its first deaf-friendly store in the U.S., where employees will be versed in American Sign Language and stores will be designed to better serve deaf people. Courtesy of Starbucks hide caption

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David Uzzell at work in the kitchen at Marcel's. Uzzell has a written list of daily tasks from chef and owner Robert Wiedmaier at his station, and his ever-present notepad and pencil on the shelf above serves as communication tools for more specific instructions. Kristen Hartke for NPR hide caption

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Using a digital device that displays Braille characters, Haben Girma talks with President Obama at a White House ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. White House photo/Courtesy of Haben Girma hide caption

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White House photo/Courtesy of Haben Girma

Melissa Malzkuhn, director of the Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University, suits up in motion capture to record a nursery rhyme for deaf children. Emma Bowman/NPR hide caption

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