A new ambassador

American actor Troy Michael Kotsur poses for the cameras while holding up his letter of appointment as the new ambassador of the 19th World Federation of the Deaf during a ceremony commemorating his appointment at The Ambassador Seoul in Jung District, central Seoul, on Tuesday. The event was held in both American Sign Language and Korean Sign Language. Kotsur is best known for his supporting role in the American romance movie "Coda" (2021) for which he became the second deaf actor to receive an Academy award. The congress of the World Federation of the Deaf is set to be held in July next year on Jeju Island. [NEWS1]