Saturday, May 21, 2016

Deaf Baseball Player Helping his Team Win

A Michigan high schooler playing third base for his school's baseball team has one of the best batting averages of anyone in the league. A fan would have to look closely before realizing Jaylen Chaney is deaf. “I hear through my eyes. You can just see my eyes widely opened,” Chaney said. “I’m focused on what you have to say and what’s around me. I’m very alert when I really can’t hear anything around me," he tells And Chaney plays football, too. Read the full story here or watch a video featuring Chaney below.

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