Need ASL sentence for a tombstone
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Wed Jul 12 21:52:22 UTC 2006
July 12, 2006
Dear SW List Members!
I need your help. I do not know how to
sign the sentence below, which is
supposed to go on a tombstone...Is there
someone on the List who could write this
in SignWriting in American Sign Language
Please help me!
I am sorry, Stephen, I am not an
interpreter and I am not sure how to
sign IN GOD WE TRUST in American Sign
Katz, Steven (MED US) wrote:
> I finally got hold of the person making this grave stone as his e-mail had changed. He is trying to write the following:
> IN GOD WE TRUST. YOU ARE IN HEAVEN NOW. WE RESPECT AND LOVE YOU. YOU WILL REST IN PEACE FOREVER.
> If you could put this into sign writing it would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you!
> Steven Katz
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Valerie Sutton [mailto:sutton at signwriting.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 3:00 PM
> To: Katz, Steven (MED US)
> Subject: Re: Written sign language alphabet
>> I am a sign language interpreter with deaf parents. I am also
>> involved with a burial society for a deaf organization, Brooklyn
>> Hebrew Society for the Deaf. One of our members recently lost his
>> wife and asked to have written sign language on the gravestone. He
>> has written the symbols but we are having difficulty getting the
>> shapes correct. Do have any resources on how the written alphabet
>> should look or can you point me to a good resource for this?
>> Thank you very much.
>> Steven Katz
>> 718-435-6300 x1326
> Hello Steven!
> Yes, of course. We write it in SignWriting with our SignPuddle
> software, which has a way to enlarge the SignWriting symbols...Then
> you can take that artwork to the gravestone carver I guess ....
> Send me the SignWriting the man already wrote...even if it is
> scribbled by hand...scan it into the computer and then I can write it
> for you in SignWriting properly...
> I will send you an email in SignWriting next message to show you what
> I mean...
> Val ;-)
> Valerie Sutton
> Sutton at SignWriting.org
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