Although Americans tourists are banned from entering the country, I went under the journalism category.
It's only an hour flight, Cuban visa can be bought during check-in at the airline counter before departure, just don't forget your passport. I exchanged dollars into their convertible  (CUC) pesos upon arrival. I stayed at an hostel next to the baseball stadium. I focused on videotaping their culture alone rather than being somewhat biased traveling group with their hectic schedule. One day took a Soviet era Lada taxi to outskirts of Havana to visit a Deaf school. They asked me what we Deaf Americans do with our obsolete TTY as we are using VP nowadays, hopefully some organizations will donate those equipment. I felt like was blasted into the past, surrounded by all those vintage automobiles.


Deaf Girl Evolution

It takes a lot of guts to trying to improve Deaf education in your school district, going to a school board meeting to express your concerns, and being interviewed on the local Fox station, being a role model making a difference and showing the world what we Deaf are capable of, etc. Kaylee Lartidue is active, being involves in just about everything as a debate team, member, joining ROTC, and playing various sports that any parents would be proud of. You can keep up with her latest interests, following her on her YouTube account, Deaf Girl Evolution.

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