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Born on December 10, 1787, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet entered yale university at the age of 14. He graduated three year later. Gallaudet was going to be a minister, but a meating with a 9-year-old deaf child named Alice Cogswell changed his plans. Alice's father asked Thomas to go to europe to learn too educate the deaf. When Gallaudet returned from Europe, he open the American School for the Deaf Alice were one of the schools seven students.

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Born on December 10, 1787, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet entered Yale University at the age of 14. He graduated three years later. Gallaudet was going to be a minister, but a meeting with a 9-year-old deaf child named Alice Cogswell changed his plans. Alice's father asked Thomas to go to Europe to learn to educate the deaf. When Gallaudet returned from Europe, he opened the American School for the Deaf. Alice was one of the school's seven students.

 

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