Bobbi Roach drives more than 60 miles one way each week to take the Beginning American Sign Language class through the Barren County Community Education Program.
A resident of Hardin County, Roach makes the weekly drive because she has a deep desire to learn how to communicate with the deaf.
She works in the social services field and often finds herself needing to communicate with deaf clients.
“Several years ago I was taking a rape crisis line call and one girl was deaf,” Roach said. “It took like three hours to get an interpreter to her.”
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