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SOUTH ASIA (BP) -– Lights flicker on the bedroom ceiling, signaling to Matthew Davis* that someone is at the door. It's Monday -- his friends have come to learn a new Bible story.
Deaf students Ani Bi* and Pola Garo* greet Davis, rapidly signing and updating each other on happenings since they last met. It's been only a little over five months since Davis arrived in South Asia, but the three young men have become close friends.
Like Bi and Garo, Davis is also a Deaf student. He can sign with them, using signs he's learned from their language. They head to Davis's dimly lit sitting area where they gather every week. Read More