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Rethinking Alexander Graham Bell's legacy

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Science  09 Apr 2021:
Vol. 372, Issue 6538, pp. 136
DOI: 10.1126/science.abg8248

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Alexander Graham Bell is well known as the inventor of the telephone. He is lesser known for his role in promoting audism, or prejudice against deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) people. Yet both endeavors have had lasting impacts on humanity. In The Invention of Miracles, Katie Booth revisits Bell's legacy, exploring his creative genius and his misguided efforts to eradicate Deaf culture.

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