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The First Deafblind Actor to Attend the Oscars

When Robert Tarango was cast to star in Doug Roland’s short film Feeling Through, he was a kitchen assistant at the Helen Keller National Center. On Sunday, he’ll walk down the red carpet at the 93rd Academy Awards. Here’s his story – and why it’s so important for the future of inclusion in film and TV.

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Originally published as The First Deafblind Actor to Attend the Oscars at 13 Letters

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Disability News Wire Enters Open Beta Testing

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Disability News Wire has entered beta testing with an early release of its Internet wire service for the Disability Community. Our goal is to bring…

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