Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman is the NFL’s first legally-deaf offensive player, and his Duracell commercial about the hardships he endured along the way went viral earlier this month. Soon thereafter, Coleman was tweeted a letter from the parent of two nine-year old girls who are similarly disabled, and were inspired by Coleman’s triumphs:
— jake kovalcik (@JakeIsMobile) January 21, 2014
Coleman responded to the letter the next day, and surprised the two girls today on Good Morning America. Not only was he there in the flesh, but the twins and their family will get to see Coleman and the Seahawks play in the Super Bowl. To say they were psyched would be an understatement.
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