Deaf American visits Tottori Prefecture during cycling

 April 29, 2016
Martin receives a bouquet 
from a Prefecture staff.

Martin Dale-Hench from Michigan, 29, USA has been cycling throughout Japan for the purpose of an exchange with Deaf persons and sightseeing. He visited the Tottori Prefecture Office in western Japan on April 28.

After graduating from Gallaudet University, he taught at a school for the deaf. He currently lives in Japan, teaching a American Sign Language class in the Japanese ASL society in Tokyo.

Martin will travel about 3000 kilometers for two months, aiming at reaching Soya-misaki Headland in Hokkaido, the farthest point of Japan.

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