Online translation on the rise, changing lives

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In this April 4, 2013 photograph, Phillip Smith's message to his new daughter, 14-year-old Guan Ya, is translated to Chinese using Google Translate in Rienzi, Miss. The Smiths and their three other children are using the program to communicate almost exclusively with Guan Ya, who is deaf. The family uses iPhones, iPods and a laptop, all loaded with the program to write in either English that translates to Chinese or vice-a-versa. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)