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Famous Deaf Person Britney Mcfadden April 15, 2013 B3
Claudia Gordon Born in Jamaica in the west indies
Claudia Gordon She became deaf at age 8, she had developed a severe pain in her middle ears. She really didn’t know she was deaf because she could read peoples lips.
Claudia Gordon Claudia was from Jamaica in the west indies.
Claudia Gordon Claudia became famous after she attended Howard University, a well-known historically black college in Washington, D.C. After graduating from high school. She began law school in 1997 at American University Washington College of Law.
Claudia Gordon Her momma passed away in the year 2000, Because of Ovarian cancer for 6 years. She was 50 years old when she died. She had the knowledge of a 8 th grader, they struggled a lot very poor.
Claudia Gordon She was treated very fairly, got to participate in many events.
Claudia Gordon Yes, Because many deaf people didn’t really be nothing in life because they thought they couldn't because of their condition but being a lawyer she showed that you could do anything you want and do anything you want, no matter how rich or poor you is.