Aug. 20, 2019
Sign language is a vital form of communication with subtleties many may not spot.
Not only does a sign language interpreter have to know the signs, but they also have to know the way to sign in order to properly convey tone and subtext as happens in verbal communication.
American Sign Language interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego has that down to an art.
After his wife was killed at the Walmart shooting in El Paso, the city rallied behind Antonio Basco to support him as he grieved after the funeral home performing the services revealed Basco had no other family in El Paso.
Basco slept in his wife's car, a blue Ford Escape, in the Walmart parking lot for a week to be near his wife's memorial cross after a mass shooter took the life of his wife, Margie Reckard. Hours after her funeral, however, the car was stolen.
The thief crashed Margie's Escape, breaking Basco's heart.
Joey Grundl, a driver for Domino's Pizza in Wisconsin, is being hailed a hero after saving a kidnapped woman.
On September 27, 2018, the 24-year-old from Waldo, approached the victim's house to drop off the pie and Dean Hoffman, the woman's ex, answered the door.
That's when he saw the woman with a black eye standing behind Hoffman and silently crying for help.