Lorena Palma, a deaf art student at Liberty University, prepares to leave her apartment to meet a friend. To lighten the mood in her apartment, Palma covered the bare walls in her living room with brightly colored paper.
Arriving early to her History Of Life class, Liberty University senior Lorena Palma studies for a test.
Lorena Palma works on a painting for her senior art show at her apartment in Lynchburg on Oct. 21. The painting contains various symbols that track Palma from her birthplace in Mexico through her career as a student at Liberty University.
Posted: Sunday, December 19, 2010 12:00 am
Updated: 9:51 pm, Mon Feb 18, 2013.
Lorena Palma, who was born deaf, paints her world in bold shades of red, yellow and blue.
“These colors make me happy :)” Palma writes on a piece of notebook paper, her primary means of communication when she does not have a sign language interpreter.
Sunday, December 19, 2010 12:00 am.
Updated: 9:51 pm.