This photo taken in October shows a teacher instructing deaf Cambodian students in a classroom in Phnom Penh. Until the late 1990s, Cambodia was one of the few countries in the world without its own sign language. But that is changing thanks to the work of American priest Charlie Dittmeier, who began to develop the kingdom’s own version with help from foreign linguists and researchers after he was posted in the nation 13 years ago.Jan 13, 2014


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