Sign Language Interpreter Says He Suffered Schizophrenic Episode
Updated: Thursday, December 12 2013, 07:02 AM CST
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sign language interpreter from Nelson Mandela's memorial who people
have been calling a fake-- says there's a reason his signing wasn't
correct. Thursday morning in an interview with Cape Times, the man
blames his schizophrenia for his muddled signing.
memorial South Africa's deaf community cried foul-- saying the man was
just making up hand signals that didn't mean anything at all.
he now says during the ceremony he lost concentration and began hearing
voices and hallucinating. He apologized and says he tried to control
He now fears people will think he's making the excuse up.
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