Led by Janet, a total of 70 people from Library Forum, a community of readers and writers at Robinson High School in Illinois, joined together for a group hug at their school library. Their motto is "Read Responsibly. Write Creatively. Think Independently."
A total of 560 deaf and hard-of-hearing students across Illinois joined together and participated in different community services. They set the record as part of Second Annual Deaf Can Do It Community Service Day.
Participating schools and programs included Illinois School for the Deaf, Kinzie School, Eisenhower Co-Op, John Powers Center,ECHO, Moline D/HH Program, Hinsdale South High School, Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA), NSSEO, Marion School for the Deaf, School District U-46, SASED, and the Kentucky School for the Deaf. Learn more about the feat here.