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The Indonesian village where 80% of residents use sign language

Tucked away in northern Bali, Bengkala is an Indonesian village where nearly all the residents know sign language. Children there are 15 times likelier to be born with a hearing disorder. Elders had long feared they had angered a deity, but as residents adapted over the generations and even came up with their own sign language, they finally learned the mysterious cause. We tell you more.

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