With ‘Deaf U,’ Nyle DiMarco Strives To Show ‘There Is No One Right Way To Be Deaf’ – NPR

Nyle DiMarco attends the premiere of “A Quiet Place Part II” at Lincoln Center on March 8, 2020 in New York. In his new Netflix series Deaf U, DiMarco turns the camera on students at Gallaudet University.
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When Nyle DiMarco got his start in reality television competing on America’s Next Top Model in 2015, he quickly understood the identity producers were creating for him.

DiMarco is stunningly handsome, with piercing eyes and a penchant for acting. He’s also deaf — a fact that, in the eyes of television producers, seemed to override everything else.

Read more at: https://www.npr.org/2020/10/11/922369115/with-deaf-u-nyle-dimarco-strives-to-show-there-is-no-one-right-way-to-be-deaf

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