Deaf NFL Player Surprises Girls Who Wrote Him Adorable Note


Derrick Coleman — fullback for the Seattle Seahawks and the NFL’s first legally deaf offensive player— gave two of his biggest fans the surprise of their life.

You probably remember Coleman from this

“>happy cry story, when twin nine-year-old sisters Riley and Erin Kovalcik (who called him their “inspiration,” as they both wear hearing aids) sent him an adorable letter and he tweeted this:

But Coleman decided to go one step further. He surprised the girls during an appearance on Good Morning America AND gave them tickets to the Super Bowl. But stop reading my rambling description and just watch the damn video already because OMG IT IS JUST THE BEST. And here, I left you some tissue for that “thing” you’re going to get in your eye after you watch it. It’s OK. We all watched it and got a thing in our eye, too.

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