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Meet amazing talented deaf brother-sister duo from Kerala

October 26, 2017

Sophia M Joe is a deaf girl from Kerala who has not let disability come in the way of achieving dreams.

Sophia with her partially deaf brother Richard will be the first disabled to attend a bike racing event in Coimbatore on 28 and 29 October.

Sophia took active part in sports since childhood. She has been the state level champion for the deaf in shot put and discus throw for eight times and had also won a gold medal in national level.

Sophia is the first deaf woman to get a driving license in Kerala and has also won titles like Miss Personality, Miss Congeniality, Miss Etiquette and Miss Talent.

Sophia also loves creative work like glass painting and jewellery making while Richard likes going for long rides in the night.

Sophia has completed her degree in literature from St Xaviers College in Aluva. Richard is currently doing his B.Sc in computer science at the National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH).

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