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When a deaf person is heard

  • Featuring: Christine Kostrubala & Sarah Rasmussen
  • Date Submitted: Jun 24, 2022
  • Location: Washington

Christine Kostrubala of Bremerton, Wash., who is deaf and survived breast cancer, shares with friend and interpreter Sarah Rasmussen challenges she’s faced with healthcare outside of Providence, including one doctor who assumed she was intellectually disabled because she’s deaf. Edit credit: Seán Collins


  • Christine Kostrubala
  • Sarah Rasmussen
  • Deaf
  • Cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Challenges
  • Interpreter