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Deaf Teen Finds Unexpected Ally at Rockville Cinema


Deaf Teen Finds Unsuspecting Ally at Rockville CinemaBy Kate Ryan,, 11/26/11

This Thanksgiving weekend, Lana Pavolovskaya is proud and grateful.

She’s proud that her 16-year-old daughter, Vika, who is deaf, is able to advocate for herself and her friends.

And she’s grateful that a manager at a local movie theater stuck by his decision to make sure that technology for the deaf and hearing-impaired customers should function as needed.

Here’s what happened: