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Now Hear This
Kelli Anderson
November 23, 1998
In becoming an instant star for Tennessee, Tamika Catchings also became a role model for the hearing impaired
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November 23, 1998

Now Hear This

In becoming an instant star for Tennessee, Tamika Catchings also became a role model for the hearing impaired

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When the League for the Hard of Hearing presented its award to Catchings, she stood before a crowd of 500, including outfielder Curtis Pride of the Atlanta Braves, who has been profoundly deaf since birth, and scores of young children with hearing disabilities, and told her story. Since then people have come up to her and thanked her for being a role model for the hearing impaired. "That feels good," she says. "It feels really good."

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