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29. “Exclusive Interview,” Deaf Life, October 1988, 21–23. Sculthorpe graces the cover of this issue as well, but she is not signing in the picture.

30. “Miss Deaf America: Nancylynn Ward,” Deaf Life, October 1990, 19–29.

31. See, for example, “Coming through with Flying Colors,” Deaf Life, October 1992, 24–28.

32. Jane Slama, “Miss Deaf Captures Title, Controversy,” Santa Maria Times, September 17, 1991, front page, Gallaudet University Archives, Subject file: Beauty Pageants.

33. “Readers’ Responses,” Deaf Life, December 1992, 34.

34. “Readers’ Responses,” Deaf Life, December 1992, 34.

35. “Miss Deaf America Pageant History,” http://www.uad.org/mdup/mdap_history.htm (accessed January 10, 2005).

36. Heather Whitestone, with Angela Elwell Hunt, Listening with My Heart (New York: Doubleday, 1997), 42.

37. Whitestone with Hunt, Listening with My Heart, 42.

38. “Readers’ Responses,” Deaf Life, December 1994, 28.

39. “Mixed Blessings?” Deaf Life, October 1994, Plus 2.

40. “Mixed Blessings?” Deaf Life, October 1994, Plus 2.

41. “Mixed Blessings?” Deaf Life, October 1994, Plus 2.

42. Whitestone with Hunt, Listening with My Heart, 94.

43. Many history works examine this symbol. See, for example, Caroll Smith Rosenberg, Disorderly Conduct (New York: A.A. Knopf, 1985); Anne Firor Scott, The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830–1930 (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995); and Maxine Harris, Down from the Pedestal: Moving beyond Idealized Images of Womanhood (New York: Doubleday, 1994).

44. Andrew Solomon, “Defiantly Deaf,” http://www.ling.upenn.edu/courses/Fall_2000/ling001/nytimes_deaf.htm; “An Exclusive Interview,” Deaf Life, October 1994, 20.

45. “An Exclusive interview,” Deaf Life, October 1994, 26.

46. Martha Sheridan, “Deaf Women: A Review of the Literature,” (Dayton, Ohio: Wright State University, 1995), citing G. Becker and J. Jauregui, “The Invisible Isolation of Deaf Women: Its Effect on Social Awareness,” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 8, no. 2 (1981): 250.


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