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Panel 1: (Cedric, Desmond, and Helen are at the beach. Cedric is smiling and digging sand into a pail, facing Desmond with his eyes closed. Desmond is next to him, playing with sand, looking at him, and gesturing. Helen is sitting behind them with a book in her hands, looking at them and smiling. Near Helen, there is a couple sitting. The woman is looking at Cedric)

Panel 2: (The woman looks concerned, frowning. She is pointing at Cedric, looking and talking to Helen, who looks confused)
Woman: “IS YOUR SON NORMAL?”
Helen: “NORMAL?”

Panel 3: (The concerned woman is speaking and shrugging, frowning, looking at Helen, who still looks confused)
Woman: “I MEAN… DOES HE HAVE A BIRTH DEFECT?”
Helen: “BIRTH DEFECT!?”

Panel 4: (The woman is pointing at her ear with one hand and shrugging with the other, speaking to Helen, who is making a sarcastic face at her)
Woman: “WHAT I MEAN… IS HE HEARING CHALLENGED?”
Helen: “HEARING CHALLENGED!?”

Panel 5: (The woman is covering her mouth, looking and speaking to Helen, who looks upset. She is signing deaf and not. Cedric is pointing at a recently-dug hole in the sand, giving a smug look. Desmond is next to him, looking away, cluelessly playing with the sand)
Woman: “WELL, WHAT I’M TRYING TO SAY…”
Helen: “IS HE DEAF LIKE HIS DAD? NO, HE IS NOT!”
Cedric: “LADY, HERE’S A HOLE IF YOU WANNA CRAWL INTO IT.”