B. Michael's Progress | Carolina Journal

Michael Tecklenburg, from Charleston, South Carolina, was born with a significant part of his hearing gone. Upon checking into the St. Louis Central Institute For The Deaf, Michael was declared "profoundly deaf." Michael and his family did not let his adversity hold him back from living a successful life. With determination, will, and hard work, Michael was able to not only overcome his adversity, but was able to get an education, and establish a name for himself in politics and law. This is his story. 

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B. Michael's Progress, Part 1 - Introduction
B. Michael's Progress, Part 1 - Introduction

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Michael Tecklenburg is pursuing a career in law and politics. But what makes Michael Tecklenburg stand out is that he is pursuing his education at Columbia University Law School, and his career, while...
B. Michael's Progress, Part 2 - Education
B. Michael's Progress, Part 2 - Education

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Here at the St. Joseph School for the Deaf, students are not taught sign language. Expectations for students, including Michael during his time, are very high at St. Joseph’s, and instead are taught...