Jordan is our newest friend; we met him two Sundays ago at Twist and the conversation was the norm: he is a graduate student at FIU, we talked about strippers, drag queens, and drinking...the norm. At one point, Jordan was talking with Mr. Astor and I addressed him to no answer; I said, "Jordan...JORDAN". It was at that point (one half hour after meeting him) that I saw he was not looking at Leopoldo in the eyes as much as the lips. He was reading the lips; Jordan is deaf. I am always astounded by the ability of people to conquer disability; for much of the evening, I had no clue. Jordan was--up to that point--just another cute boy. Yesterday, we traveled to Miami to have lunch with this amazing person; he enriches lives like ours.