This sign language interpreter works to keep deaf community informed during North Bay fires

Thursday, October 19, 2017 05:00PM
Sandy McLennon is a sign language interpreter. She's also deaf. When disaster strikes, Ruth's goal is to save lives in her community.


SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Sandy McLennon is a sign language interpreter. She's also deaf.

When Sonoma County gives wildfire updates, Jennifer Jacobs translates for her. Then, Sandy adds the flair and emotion of a native sign language speaker.

Her colorful signing has earned her praise from all over the world.

When disaster strikes, Sandy's goal is to save lives in the deaf community.

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