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Happy Founder's Day

Happy Founder's Day
This is the image for the news article titled Happy Founder's DayWhile the New Mexico Legislature officially established the New Mexico School for the Deaf (NMSD) in 1887, it was deaf-education pioneer Lars Larson who first planted the school's historic roots in 1885. Using their own funds, Lars and his wife Belle began teaching deaf students in a small adobe house in Santa Fe. The deaf couple dreamed of establishing a permanent place where deaf and hard of hearing children could receive a quality education. In the years since, NMSD has been making a difference in the lives of deaf children and their families. NMSD also has the distinction of being the only land grant school for the deaf in the country.

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