PBS NewsHour

Melissa Malzkuhn on the power of connecting through language

Clip: 02/01/2019 | 3m 49s Video has closed captioning.

Melissa Malzkuhn was born deaf, and into a deaf family of gifted storytellers. In her brief but spectacular take, Malzkuhn describes how early access to sign language allowed her to connect with humanity. She's now the creative director of the Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University.

Aired: 02/01/19

Rating: NR

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