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People learn sign language to communicate, empathize with deaf

  • Gisela Swaragita

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 14 2018 | 01:32 am

PREMIUM Galih Pambudi, 34, suffered injuries to his mouth, throat and vocal chords in a motorbike accident back in 2005. After the accident, he developed a speech impediment and became depressed because of his inability to communicate as smoothly as before.

“To cope with my situation, I started to learn sign language,” he told The Jakarta Post over the telephone on Thursday.

At first he ...