By John Boyle
Earlier today in this space we mentioned that a young, hearing-impaired fan had written a letter to Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman, who himself is legally deaf and wears hearing aids. Well today Coleman responded, not just by quickly responding on Twitter—the girl’s father had Tweeted a picture of the letter to Coleman—but rather by hand-writing a note himself, then sending it out with a picture on Twitter.
Here’s the original note:
@Seahawks @DC2forlife you’ve inspired my little girls in a way I never could. THANK YOU! #Seahawks #SuperBowlXLVIII pic.twitter.com/lhpJfCPOSDAnd Coleman’s response:
— jake kovalcik (@JakeIsMobile) January 21, 2014
@JakeIsMobile Your girls are awesome! Read them my letter back when you can! Thank you for the support! Means a lot! pic.twitter.com/9x5tQQwNbk
— Derrick Coleman Jr (@DC2forlife) January 22, 2014