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2008-09-18 21:00:15

By Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Seventh-grader Jessica Salgado of Wheeling used her Dynavox talking device on Thursday to help her communicate with classmates and teachers at school. That night, she put it to another use: to deliver her acceptance speech for her Technology Achievement Award from United Cerebral Palsy's Infinitec program. Salgado was one of 10 students - with a range of disabilities - from the North and Northwest suburbs who were honored for their...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.