Deaf ‘Dancing With the Stars’ star: ‘I always felt normal’ - Ocean City Sentinel: Community

Deaf ‘Dancing With the Stars’ star: ‘I always felt normal’

By KRISTEN KELLEHER Sentinel staff | Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:10 am

OCEAN CITY – Nyle DiMarco, of “America’s Next Top Model” and “Dancing With the Stars,” grew up deaf in an environment he described as a utopia.

On Monday, Dec. 2, DiMarco spoke at Ocean City High School, and explained this environment helped him to feel grounded in his identity and to succeed. He encouraged the audience to embrace their differences.

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