Online translation on the rise, changing lives

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In this April 4, 2013 photograph, Phillip Smith, right, and wife Niki, left, are using Google Translate on their iPhones to "speak" with their new daughter, 14-year-old Guan Ya, third from right, in their Rienzi, Miss., home. The Smiths and their three other children, Colton, 10, right, GiGi, 3, third from left, and Macy Jade, 7, second from left, 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 English that translates to Chinese and Guan Ya responds with Chinese to English. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)