Deaf Walkers Camp in Pacifica on 30-day Journey to Raise Awareness for American Sign Language

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Campers pitched tents on the baseball field of Oceana High School Thursday to bring awareness to their cause — American Sign Language.

The Walk for ASL, a 30-day walk from San Francisco to Santa Monica that began last Wednesday, was organized by a nonprofit organization, Facundo Element, based out of Boulder, Colorado.

The 15 walkers camped for the first night at the San Francisco Zoo and the second at Oceana High School. Each day of the journey walkers are expected to make progress all along our Highway One, Pacific Coast Highway by the time they get to Santa Monica. When they left Oceana on Friday, they headed toward their next overnight spot in Half Moon Bay.

On their journey, they hope to bring attention to the transformative power of American Sign Language and international sign languages.

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