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John S. Schuchman

John Stanley Schuchman (November 12, 1938 – December 19, 2017) was an American educator and academic administrator who taught at Gallaudet University.

Born in Indianapolis on November 12, 1938, Schuchman was raised by parents Harry and Florence Schuchman, who were deaf and spoke American Sign Language at home. Schuchman graduated from Butler University in 1961 with a bachelor's degree, then earned a master's degree and doctorate from Indiana University, as well as a J. D. from Georgetown. He joined the Gallaudet University faculty in 1967. Three year later, Schuchman began his career as an academic administrator, first as dean of Gallaudet, then vice president for academic affairs, and provost. He stepped down in 1985, and resumed teaching. In 1988, Schuchman wrote Hollywood Speaks: Deafness and the Film Entertainment Industry, which covered the portrayal of deafness in the film industry. Schuchman retired in 1998, though he continued to teach until 2000. In 2002, Schuchman and Donna F. Ryan coauthored Deaf People in Hitler’s Europe, about the persecution of the deaf in Nazi Germany though what later became known as Aktion T4. Schuchman died of cancer on December 19, 2017 at his home in Ashburn, Virginia, aged 79.

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Some of their strengths

John S. Schuchman has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Generous, Passionate, Feeling, Creative, Loyal, Courteous, and Sensitive.

Intense and Passionate

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, John S. Schuchman is someone who is an intense, passionate, and intuitive person who is fiercely independent, authentic and direct when engaging with others. A person who is charismatic and resourceful.

Constant and Serious

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know John S. Schuchman well know them as someone who can be determined, unmoving, and firm, like a rock or a high mountain.

Courteous and Easygoing

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe John S. Schuchman as someone who is polite, modest, and diplomatic.

A person who tends to be socially popular, who loves intellectual or creative activities, who has a talent for communicating with and understanding the needs of others, and who seems to have a knack for getting recognized for their efforts.

Altruistic and Ambitious

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, John S. Schuchman is someone who is the type of person who rallies behind a group, cause, or community, and who enjoys being dedicated to a higher cause of some sort.

They are also someone who is mysterious, intuitive, and diplomatic, and who has a keen intuition, charisma, and a focus on balance and partnership.

Mysterious and Methodical

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, John S. Schuchman tends to be someone who can come across as mysterious and intense, who can be a complex thinker who is methodical and intuitive, and who can overcome challenges that most others would not be able to.

Some of John S. Schuchman's challenges

While John S. Schuchman has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, John S. Schuchman can be Emotional, Complicated, Brusque, Standoffish, Indecisive, Materialistic, and Rebellious.

Complicated and Brusque

One of John S. Schuchman's key challenges is that they are someone who can be complicated and gruff with others.

John S. Schuchman must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Indecisive and Materialistic

John S. Schuchman is someone who can be indecisive, indulgent, and materialistic, who can have difficulty focusing on a single career or profession, have difficulty following orders or respecting authority, and who can suffer from "analysis paralysis".

Sensitive and Aggressive

Finally, John S. Schuchman also can be too "touchy-feely", have a hard time expressing feelings, be too aggressive and headstrong, and be too unforgiving of others' mistakes.

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