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Panel 1: (Cedric is standing next to a child of similar age. They are smiling and facing Desmond. Cedric has his eyes closed, signing friend; the friend is smiling nervously. Desmond is smiling back with his eyebrows raised, signing what’s-up with one hand)

Cedric: “HEY, DAD! THIS IS MY FRIEND, GABI.”

Desmond: “HI, WHAT’S UP?”

Panel 2: (Desmond is giving a puzzled look, with one eyebrow raised, slightly frowning. Gabi’s facial expression is frozen in the exact same way as Panel 1. Cedric seems concerned, frowning slightly)

Panel 3: (Cedric is shaking Gabi’s shoulder with one hand and signing alright with the other hand. Desmond is smiling with one eyebrow raised. Gabi’s facial expression is still frozen)

Cedric: “GABI… ARE YOU ALRIGHT?”

Panel 4: (Desmond is smiling with both eyebrows raised, signing have-experience. Cedric is giving a surprised look, his mouth forming an ‘O’. Gabi’s facial expression is still frozen)

Desmond: “IT’S OKAY, SON. GABI IS JUST HAVING A NEAR-DEAF EXPERIENCE.”