294 – Bob Manganelli A Photojournalist & Filmmaker Reflects On The Death of His Deaf Son & Upcoming Film – Part 2

Our guest this week is Robert “Bob” Manganelli formerly of southern California, a photo-journalist and filmmaker, reflects on the joys and challenges of being a father of two deaf children. Bob and Terrylene are the proud parents of two children: daughter Catalene (19) and son Gianni ‘Gio’ who lost his hearing at age three and, who very sadly, took his own life at age 23, in March 2014. Bob reflects about the deaf community, Terrylene’s and their children’s deafness and the intersection of the typically hearing community. He also discusses some of the challenges Gio encountered, including seizures and bipolar

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293 – Bob Manganelli A Photojournalist & Filmmaker Reflects On The Death of His Deaf Son & Upcoming Film – Part 1

Our guest this week is Robert “Bob” Manganelli formerly of southern California, a photo-journalist and filmmaker, reflects on the joys and challenges of being a father of deaf chidlren. Bob and Terrylene are the proud parents of your two children: daughter Catalene (19) and son Gianni ‘Gio’ who lost his hearing at age three and, who very sadly, took his own life at age 23, in March 2014. Bob reflects about the deaf commuity, Terrylene’s and their children’s deafness and the intersection of the typically hearing community. He also discusses some of the challengs Gio encountered, including seizures and bipolar

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210 – Kalman Samuels of Jerusalem, Co-Founder of Shalva, Father Of 7 Including Yossi, Who Became Deaf & Blind By a Bad Vaccine Special Fathers Network Dad to Dad Podcast

Our guest this week is Rabbi Kalman Samuels of Jerusalem, Israel. Rabbi Samuels and his wife, Malki, have seven children, one of whom, Yossi, became deaf and blind after being administered a faulty vaccine at two. We’ll hear the remarkable story of how Yossi learned to communicate, to read, and how Kalman and Malki started Shalva, a seven story state-of-the art center on five acres in downtown Jerusalem, which serves as a beacon of hope, helping thousands of disabled children weekly, gain an ability to have a higher quality life. We’ll also hear about Kalman’s book, “Dreams Never Dreamed: A Mother’s

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