Hermon And Heroda Berhane Are Meeting Life Head On – And They Want Better Representation For The Deaf Community | British Vogue

It’s easy to see why Hermon and Heroda Berhane, identical twin sisters from Eritrea, count Haben Girma as their current role model. Girma became the first deaf-blind graduate of Harvard Law School in 2013. “She is living proof that if you are determined enough and if you try hard enough, you will be successful,” Hermon tells British Vogue. “When we’re complaining or thinking of an excuse about why we can’t do or accomplish something, we always think of Haben, because her story gives us the inspiration we need to push through.”

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