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Deaf Man Stabbed For Using Sign Language Mistranslated As Gang Sign

Police in Burlington say a deaf man was stabbed several times after his sign language was mistaken for gang signs by another man.
Sgt. Mark Yancey said 45-year-old Terrance Ervin Daniels was using sign language with another deaf man. A third person saw them, thought they were flashing gang signs and stabbed Daniels several times with a kitchen knife. A neighbor saw the victim and called emergency personnel.

Deaf man sign language lost in translation.

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