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Marlee Matlin was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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Marlee Matlin (MarleeMatlin on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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barri glick
barri glick I vote for @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because...she has always been a WINNER!
toowylde
toowylde I vote for @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because... she is inspirational and speaks out
Regina Burdo
Regina Burdo I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because...she makes great NOISE
Gordon B
Gordon B I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because..of her positive energy & passion for accessiblity!
Michael Sprouse
Michael Sprouse I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because of her strong passion for equal accessiblity!
AnnHelen
AnnHelen I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because she is making noise in her own way!
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badthing I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because of her beautiful heart & she is just the noisest!!!
Tasha Prather
Tasha Prather I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because... she uses her fame to spread awareness on issues.
Firma F.
Firma F. I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because she just wants to MAKE SOME NOISE for the helpless.
Annie Pettit
Annie Pettit I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because she makes genuine noise
Cordellia Rose
Cordellia Rose I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because you can't beat her, so you may as well join her.
Evelyn Wolke
Evelyn Wolke I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because...she wants to use her status to MAKE NOISE!
Nadine Heß
Nadine Heß I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #education because she's a great role model!
Nadine Heß
Nadine Heß I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she rules!
The L Word Brasil
The L Word Brasil I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because she's wonderful
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She Loves Books
She Loves Books I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because she is amazing; with her we can make some noise!
Kerri Gauthier
Kerri Gauthier I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because... she always has something positive to say.
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M Quijano
M Quijano I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #celebrity because...she puts energia positiva.well done!!
The Shorty Interview
with Marlee Matlin
What's your best tweet?
Was I ever a fan of Family Guy and what did I think when they made fun of me? I wasn't sure they did. I can't read cartoon characters' lips..
What are six things you could never do without?
My husband, my four kids (that's five) and family. Did I just cheat there?
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I use it to promote my favorite charities (Red Cross, Food banks, AIDS awareness) and info about lack of closed captioning!
What's your favorite Twitter app?
I haven't figured out how to use them yet. Give me time!
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter!!
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#IfSantawasblack
What feature should Twitter add?
Twitter news. A home page where the world's happenings are condensed into 140 characters.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My friend Jennifer Beals. But she really has so much going on in her life - she doesn't have time!
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
CAPTION ACTION. LOVE. NOISE. HELP.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Anderson Cooper. I think he is insightful and charming.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes. I don't like to follower haters or people who make assumptions about what I think or feel without asking me directly
Why should we vote for you?
Because silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me and I need help to MAKE NOISE/CHANGE THE WORLD for GOOD
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
caption action, end hunger,
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
I was proud to help Ashton Kutcher with the End Hunger campaign by submitting a video in sign that he posted
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#makenoise
How do you make your tweets unique?
I try to make them as current as I can. Provocative too, a bit racy and ALWAYS mindful of what my followers want to hear!
What inspires you to tweet?
The ability to change the world for good things just by tapping out 140 characters and hitting "return"
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes. Once I live Tweeted during Dancing with the Stars. Some of my followers HATED that. Too many Tweets!
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Make noise, make it happen often and soon you can change the world for GOOD
How long can you go without a tweet?
I've gone a week. Sometimes a gal just needs a break from the keyboard and focus on mountains, trees and family
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@aplusk aka Ashton Kutcher. He is a GAME CHANGER. So admire him and Demi
Why'd you start tweeting?
Because in Twitter there were no barriers. You don't have to know how to sign to understand what I'm saying here on Twitter
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It has given me more insight in all the wonderful people who support important causes that I support.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Spread how this huge community of people can come together and help those less fortunate than ourselves.
How will the world change in 2010?
Not sure HOW but I know that my followers will be part of it. WE are all eager for change, making the world equal for ALL
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Typos. I make lots of them, Then I post and then realize "Oops!" and have to take back my Tweets!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Hopefully we'll be able to harness the technology like this wonderful stuff with Twitter to make the world EQUAL for all