Teen Calls Out Parents for Refusing to Learn Sign Language for Mute Sister 😲

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Imagine losing your ability to speak and having to rely on sign language to communicate. Now imagine your own parents refusing to learn sign language, leaving you feeling isolated and unsupported. This is the story of Natalie, a 23-year-old woman who became mute after a car accident. Her 16-year-old brother is now calling out their parents for not learning sign language, despite numerous other family members and friends taking the time to do so. Let's dive into this family drama and see if the brother's frustration is justified. 🤔👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

The Accident and Its Aftermath 🚗💥

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Parents' Reluctance to Learn ASL 🚫🤟

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Family Communication Struggles 😞📱

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Parents' Expectations vs. Reality 📲⌛

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Overheard Insults and a Heated Argument 🔥🗣️

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Listing Those Who Learned Sign Language 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🤟

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Parents' Angry Response 😡🚫

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Aunts Join the Fray 📞👩‍👩‍👧

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Defending the Parents' Choices 🛑🤔

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Aunts' Sarcastic Remarks 😒🏈

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Unusual Agreement Between Aunts 🤝🤨

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Seeking Outside Opinions 🌐🙋‍♂️

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Is the Brother Right or Just Stirring the Pot? 🤔💬

This family drama has everyone talking, as a 16-year-old calls out his parents for refusing to learn sign language to communicate with their mute daughter. Despite many other family members and friends learning sign language for Natalie, her parents insist on using text and other alternatives. The situation escalated when the brother overheard his parents insulting Natalie and confronted them, leading to a heated argument and even involvement from their aunts. With opinions divided, we've gathered some of the top responses to this controversial situation. Let's see what people have to say... 🍿💥

NTA for calling out parents' neglect of mute sister's needs 😢

LordNeo | LordNeo

Parents prioritize church tasks over communication with mute daughter 😔

Glock212327 | Glock212327

Sassy comment about two disagreeing aunts sparks admiration and agreement 😍

Molenium | Molenium

NTA. Commenter and Natalie are right. Parents prioritized church over family.

Greenelse | Greenelse

Biblical clapback against neglectful parents wins top comment 👏

pawsplay36 | pawsplay36

NTA commenter applauds parents who learn sign language for mute child 👏

jansguy68 | jansguy68

Sibling defends learning ASL for mute sister, aunts berate him. 😲

aaaccbb | aaaccbb

Parents refuse to learn sign language for mute sister, called out. 😲

AlvinOwlHirt | AlvinOwlHirt

Sibling defends mute sister, calls out parents for selfish behavior 👏

katehater | katehater

Teen calls out lazy parents for refusing to learn sign language 🤬

poeadam | poeadam

Parenting done right 👏 NTA comment

SilvieraRose | SilvieraRose

Commenter sympathizes with OP, calls out parents and aunts. NTA 👍

Rohini_rambles | Rohini_rambles

Heartbreaking story of parents' insensitivity towards mute sister. NTA.

Major_Barnacle_2212 | Major_Barnacle_2212

Parents refuse to learn sign language for mute daughter. NTA.

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NTA calls out parents for not learning sign language for sister 💁‍♊️, suggests talking to church leader 🙋

Smitty_80013 | Smitty_80013

Commenter calls out parents for neglecting mute sister, receives backlash.

Complex-Scheme-1981 | Complex-Scheme-1981

Choosing to learn sign language or have less communication 📞

TerrifyinglyAlive | TerrifyinglyAlive

Commenter sympathizes with OP and criticizes parents' lack of effort.

JsCTmav | JsCTmav

Family drama in the comments 😳

Nathan_Poe | Nathan_Poe

Teen rightfully calls out parents for neglecting mute sister 👏

qwertysam5 | qwertysam5

Teen rightfully calls out parents for neglecting mute sister 🤯

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Teen's parents criticized for not learning sign language 🤯

spectre893 | spectre893

Parents must choose: learn sign language or accept limited communication. NTA.

EmeraldBlueZen | EmeraldBlueZen

Heartwarming reply from someone who learned sign language for a friend 😢

Important_Chef_4717 | Important_Chef_4717

Teen calls out parents for not learning sign language 🤪

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NTA comment gets straight to the point. 👏

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Commenter calls out Mormon family for neglecting deaf sister. 💁🏼‍🗪f

Drapple1382 | Drapple1382

Parents refuse to learn sign language for mute daughter, OP not TA

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Teen stands up for mute sister, parents refuse to learn sign language 🤯

KkSquish17 | KkSquish17

Teen defends not learning sign language for mute sister. NTA.

Math3w89 | Math3w89

NTA commenter calls out lazy parents for not learning ASL 🤬

Crazy_Lengthiness209 | Crazy_Lengthiness209

Teen rightfully calls out parents for neglecting mute sister 👏

ollyator | ollyator

Learning sign language for a family member: reasonable or not?

No_Guarantee_6756 | No_Guarantee_6756

Teen stands up to ableist parents in support of mute sister 👏

fabulousautie | fabulousautie

Brother stands up for mute sister, calls out parents' neglect 👏

Andromydaa | Andromydaa

Learning sign language is crucial for communication with mute siblings 👨‍🧭

SmutnySmalec | SmutnySmalec

NTA for calling out parents for not learning sign language 🚩

LadyRosy | LadyRosy

Brother calls out parents for not learning sign language ♡

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Empathetic comment supports teen calling out parents for neglecting sister 🙏

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Commenter calls out parents and gets support from others 👏

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Parent of mute child supports learning sign language, calls out laziness 👏

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👏 Awesome brother stands up for his mute sister. NTA!

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NTA suggests alternative communication method for mute sister 📝✉️

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Teen criticizes parents for not learning sign language for sister 🤬

Izzy4162305 | Izzy4162305

Commenter not at fault for parents' lack of effort 👍

XtinaLilibet | XtinaLilibet

Sibling defends mute sister, parents complain about learning sign language. 😠

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Sibling stands up for mute sister, suggests open communication. 👥

okayish_22 | okayish_22

Parents refusing to learn sign language for mute daughter. NTA.

Bibliophile-Dragon | Bibliophile-Dragon

Learning sign language is doable, alienating sister is sickening 😱

Lurkingentropy | Lurkingentropy

Parents criticized for not learning sign language for mute daughter. 😑

PresentTiffany | PresentTiffany

Commenter defends teen and criticizes parents in NTA response.

AlbaTejas | AlbaTejas

Parents' refusal to learn ASL is abuse towards mute sister 😭

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Learning sign language benefits everyone, NTA for calling out parents 👏

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Deaf commenter shares isolated childhood due to lack of sign language 😢

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NTA. Hope you escape your cult like I did 🙏

Jeddith | Jeddith

Teen rightfully calls out parents for neglecting mute sister's needs 😠

whichwitch9 | whichwitch9

NTA calls out parents for not learning sign language 🤪

River_Song47 | River_Song47

Encouraging comment supports teen's frustration with parents' neglectful behavior. 👍

aubor | aubor

NTA comment calls out parents for neglecting mute sister's needs.

The__Riker__Maneuver | The__Riker__Maneuver

Commenter is not the a-hole for supporting mute sister 👏

TheLavenderAuthor | TheLavenderAuthor

Teen defends mute sister, calls out parents for not learning sign 💁

chart1961 | chart1961

NTA commenter supports teen advocating for deaf sister 💁

VerityPee | VerityPee

Commenter supports teen calling out parents for not learning sign language 👏

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Parents' refusal to learn sign language for mute sister criticized. NTA

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Parent's refusal to learn sign language for mute daughter is unacceptable. NTA.

Vgwifey | Vgwifey

Teen defends mute sister against parents' neglect. #FamilyFirst 💜

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Commenter not surprised by parents' behavior due to church responsibilities.

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Laughed at church excuse, occult hobby more important than child. NTA 😂

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Deaf sister's advocate suggests silent protest through sign language 🗺

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Helpful comment suggests video relay systems for Deaf sister 👍

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