Why First Deaf ‘Survivor’ Competitor Christy Smith Is Proud of Her Performance | The MIGHTY

Christy Smith spoke to Entertainment Weekly about her experience being the first Deaf player on reality television in 2003 when she competed on “Survivor.” Smith, who is a lipreader, shared she is proud she “lasted 33 days in a jungle surrounded by strangers with whom I struggled to communicate and made it through all the way to sixth place.”

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