Support Sought For Sign Language Town

Despite concerns, majority of McCook County residents support the idea of a new town for signers.
January 21, 2004, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The developers are forging ahead with optimism, but some McCook County residents are split over whether to support the construction of a town for people who use sign language. Marvin Miller, a deaf man, helped his hearing mother-in-law, M.E. Barwacz, present information to about 150 people Monday night at McCook Central School. The Sioux Falls duo, originally from Michigan, are leading the effort to build a town called 'Laurent' along the interstate near one of the exits in the Salem area."

Thanks to Marvin Miller

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Published on Tuesday, January 20, 2004 in Mitchell Republic
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