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Operation Silent Night
This Month is National Mobility Awareness Month!!!
As she has blessed so many other people in her life, now is the time when we can give back to her and allow her to keep serving the way she so powerfully does. You know Sue...nothing can stop that indominable spirit of hers!! But her body is really slowing down from the MS.
I have entered Sue as a "Local Hero" to win a handicapped accesible vehicle through Ability Awareness Month. We are trying to get as many votes for her as possible that would keep her moving. her MS has really taken it's toll this past winter, and she has a hard time even walking inside her home without a walker. She has a motorized scooter, and could really benefit from being able to take it along to her speaking events, etc. There are so many deserving people who have also been entered to win, but I feel that Sue is in a unique position that if we can keep her moving, she will be able to continue to travel and inspire people all over the US.  She is a motivational speaker like no other person I have met!


For double votes be sure to answer the bonus question!!!

April 9th answer to the bonus question is: #3 Certified Driving Rehab Specialist" 



    Would you join me and get behind our very own Sue Thomas to give her this push that would keep her moving????  

 “Fearless and fiesty Sue Thomas has inspired…
 faith is what keeps her going.” -TV Guide
 "Sue Thomas has inspired a TV show
and those who hear her speak."-Los Angeles Times 

    When Sue Thomas was a little girl in Youngstown, Ohio, she was tormented by bullies "for speaking funny". It got so bad that the only deaf student in the school wouldn't open her mouth in class. But in the schoolyard, she fought back--leaving more than one nose bloody.

    The real-life model for Sue Thomas:FBEye has fought such battles all her life. Thomas, profoundly deaf since she was 18 months old, shattered expectations by learning to speakclearly through years of painstaking practice, starting at age 3. Despite being relegated to what she calls "the dummy class" in public school, she became a fine pianist, even though she could only feel the vibrations of the music, and went on to earn a degree in political science from Springfield College in Massachusetts.

    But Thomas is currently facing a bigger battle. She has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which has affected her mobility and her window to the world--her sight. Numbness in her right hand affects her piano playng and signing.
Faith is what keeps her going, she says. "I believe that my deafness and my MS have been used to teach me profound lessons in life: a way to understand other people's pain and limitations and identify with who they are and what they need."
     FBEye  explores Thomas's career as a special assistant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Her uncanny ability to read lips lifted her out of a dreary job analyzing fingerprints and raised her to deciphering both surveillance tapes and live conversations among suspects under observation in public places. Thomas, who was also the FBI's first deaf tour guide, admits to working on cases involving white-collar criminals, drug dealers and corrupt government officials, but bureau rules forbid any further disclosure. The show's cases are fictional, as are the life-threatening heroics displayed by her TV alter ego (played by deaf actress Deanne Bray) and the character's trusty canine aid, Levi (also the name of Thomas' first service dog).


                                                                                                                                                                                Taken from TV Guide Eye Spy  by Ileane Rudolph

As an Spokesperson

for those living with Physical Challenges


Now living with two different physical challenges, profound deafness and multiple sclerosis, Sue Thomas knows the impact a professionally trained Service Dog can have on a person's activities of daily life. The things that were once huge obstacles are easier to overcome with the two ears and four paws of her Service Dog. Rodney is her fourth certified dog, and he came from CCI in Santa Rosa, CA.


Sue and 'Katie' visiting an old friend, Joni Erickson Tada 2011



Sue and Rodney would love to be invited to speak at your event!














***In the News***



2/13/14 Christian Deaf Celebrity Blindsided

2/14/14  Former Deaf Pastor Breaks Out As Atheist...Former FBI..Responds 

2/14/14 Famed Ex-FBI... Gives Tough Response to deaf pastor's repudiation




 Books and other Media 

The true story behind the popular TV series Sue Thomas:FBEYE. A deaf woman's journey from anger to acceptance of her silent world.  $19.99 paperback

$19.99 plus S+H

  Sue writes, "When I look back on that day when I first walked through the doors of the Neurology Center and saw all the people who had been affected by MS, I simply wanted to run away…and never return.”Her lip-reading skills dramatically affected by failing vision, Thomas begins slipping into a dark and silent world. As the isolation becomes unbearable Sue has a decision to make. Will she run from it and fight against it, as she fought her silence for the first 30 years, or embrace it and learn from it?

$14.99 plus S+H




Motivational speeches by Sue Thomas







Sue Thomas FBEye




(and many other family value DVDs are available at Vision Video)