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It was ability that mattered, not disability, which is a word I'm not crazy about using.


Marlee Matlin

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Inconceivable!"
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I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone, and that's fine.
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Picket Fences.
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The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.
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Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me.
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I thought we gave good effort, but when we had opportunities we didn't take advantage of them.
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Got the will, finding the way.
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We handled their pressure really well. We didn't let them go on any big runs and that helped us a gr...
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Maybe she's a spaghetti girl.....straight until wet.
JODI LERNER (MARLEE MATLIN'S L WORD CHARACTER)