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Monday, 16 April 2018

“Deaf-friendly” cafe in Alexandria caters to deaf and mute customers

A coffee shop in Alexandria has become a popular with deaf and mute customers, Al Jazeera English reports. “The waiters and customers communicate through their own version of sign language.” They can be seen using a set of different hand gestures to order tea, coffee, hot chocolate, or yoghurt drinks. It takes a while for customers to be comfortable and trust the other goers or the waiters, the staff say, but once they do, “they keep coming back.”

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