Kylie Hurst smiles at the two girls at the playground, using American Sign Language to say “baby girl.”
Her grandmother, Kim Ezell, sees this often as the 2-year-old, who has been deaf since birth, enthusiastically approaches children who do not know what to make of her silence.
“She’ll run up to these children and she’ll move that mouth 90 miles per hour and nothing will come out. They just look at her and walk off. It is sad, because she doesn’t realize they can’t hear her,” Kim Ezell said.