Masatoshi Chino

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Deaf-mute wins one for sign language

Dec 19, 2013

Deaf-mute wins one for sign language

Daigo Ishibashi, 40, got a lump in his throat when the Tottori Prefectural Assembly passed a groundbreaking sign language promotion ordinance in early October, the first of its kind in Japan. “I felt proud. It was a historic day,” Ishibashi, secretary-general of the Tottori ...