Sunday, August 2, 2015

the first deaf contestant on 'America's Next Top Model'

image from Nyle DiMarco's Instagram account
Meet Nyle DiMarco, the first deaf contestant on America's Next Top Model. DiMarco attended Gallaudet University and will appear on the TV reality show for the first time this coming Wednesday (August 5). "It is inspiring being the first deaf participant on ANTM, knowing I am making a difference by reaching out and educating others about our Deaf Culture and teaching sign language to other cast members," said DiMarco. Maryland's Frederick News-Post interviewed him here and Gallaudet issued a news release about it you can read here.