PHOTOS Pic story: sign language book cafe in Yangon, Myanmar

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Pic story: sign language book cafe in Yangon, Myanmar

Xinhua

23:51, August 23, 2019

Hearing-impaired staff members work at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment. (Photo: Xinhua/U Aung)

A hearing-impaired staff member paints signs for wall decoration at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

Paintings showing sign language are seen on the wall at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

Paintings showing sign language are seen on the wall at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

A hearing-impaired staff member prepares for an order at kitchen of The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

A hearing-impaired staff member communicates with his colleagues at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

A hearing-impaired staff member works at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

Hearing-impaired staff members communicate during their training session at The Able, a sign language book cafe run by six hearing impaired persons from service staff to chef positions, in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 22, 2019. The Able, the first-ever private eatery entirely run by hearing impaired persons, was opened in Myanmar's Yangon earlier this month, creating a deaf-friendly environment.

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