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What makes a social group a culture? How does Deaf culture compare to full-fledged ethnic and religious cultures? What are the criteria for recognizing a group as a genuine community or culture? We’ve devised a chart with a few major characteristicsa distinct cuisine, a distinct, immediately recognizable mode of dress, a distinct way of worship, separate schools, and so forthspecific to a sampling of American cultural groups. Note that this chart is, of necessity, VERY general. The category “American Protestant” can encompass a broad range of sectarian subgroups (denominations), each of which have their own churches, customs, and cuisine.
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However, deaf families rejoice in their child's deafness because now they have another person to strengthen the deaf community and carry on the American Deaf culture.