Photo Essay: Pioneering Chinese Lawyer Teaches Law to the Deaf
Urgent squeaks came from Li Yue’s throat. His eyes and the corners of his mouth squeezed together, but no words could come out. He signed, “(I met her in) a WeChat group for the hearing-impaired community. She messaged me first. I really thought she loved me…”
This short-lived “relationship” made the 52-year-old man lose his only property and half of his life savings. The woman, Bai Guizhi, who is also hearing-impaired, disappeared after stealing nearly 500,000 yuan ($69,900) from Li.
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