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But things dramatically changed for the better when he went to London to try the Mcguire programme, the same scheme Gareth Gates goes on to control his speech impediment.
Colin Firth, who was accompanied by wife Livia Giuggioli, said speaking with a speech impediment was sometimes tough but that the grade of actors made the performance easy.
In it, she equates homosexuality with speech impediments, blindness, and other physical disabilities, which she cites as reasons for excluding candidates from a leadership role in the church.
But Deganawida had a speech impediment and so Hiawatha, as his mouthpiece, went from tribe to tribe persuading the chiefs to stop the bloodshed and join a great council at Onondaga--from which the great League of the Iroquois was born.
I was told that I had a speech impediment, a stuttering problem that interfered with my ability to communicate clearly.
His lisp was a natural speech impediment, but I think [the producers] were concerned over how it would be received," he says.
CHARLES BARKLEY, on Bill Walton, whom he has never liked because of Walton's brutal candor and egoism: "I enjoyed Walton more when he had a speech impediment that made him unintelligible.
When he speaks, which is rarely, the weird strangled cockney of Dyer's speech impediment is not attempted.
He also coached an employee with a severe speech impediment to make that person an effective member of the team.
AN elderly woman has been robbed in Hartlepool by a man with a speech impediment and wearing a flat cap.
ATEENAGER who overcame his speech impediment so he could introduce himself on his first date has described how it took him 17 long years to get the words out.
Immediately, the man's ears are opened, and his speech impediment is removed.
During a trial at Prestatyn Magistrates Court yesterday, prosecutor Robert Blakemore said Clague's website was used as a "means to insult and vilify" by featuring a picture of existing cartoon characters, Captain Stutter and Dyslexia Boy, as a reference to Mr Jones, who has a speech impediment, and Mr Bourne, who has been criticised for his ability to spell.
The 37-year-old Yemeni father has been in custody since September when the Dubai Court of First Instance cleared him of exploiting his son's hearing and speech impediment to beg and make money after he smuggled him into the UAE.
The film tells the story of how the Queen's father, King George VI - played by Firth - overcomes a speech impediment to rally the nation in its darkest hour.
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