The Ringing Shame of Discrimination in My Ears

It was basketball season. I was on the bus. My teammates were imitating the deaf people we were about to play against. I was laughing, then frowning, then laughing again, veering between the need to belong and the shame of alienating others who couldn’t belong in the same way I could.




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