A language in motion

Sign language interpreters face diverse situations
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 | 7:20 p.m. CST; updated 10:11 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Nancy Oster’s entire body is at work. Her hands flutter up to her face and back down again. They form O’s and sweep across her torso, moving purposefully to the next word and returning to her sides when the speaker is done.