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Nepalese restaurant heeds call to hire hearing-impaired staff

Despite legal quotas, most companies shun those with physical disabilities

Mochchhe Chandra Baral, 44, and about a third of his co-workers at the Bakery Cafe chain cannot hear. (Photo by Deepak Adhikari)

KATHMANDU -- Dressed in the World Cup soccer jerseys of Portugal, France and England, several waiters are taking orders from diners here at a small roadside restaurant.

The restaurant, in the city's upscale New Baneshwar area, marked its 20th anniversary this year. As a destination, it has become a fixture for the middle class.

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