The story of Seattle Seahawks running back Derrick Coleman is getting to be well known, but if you need a refresher, click this link.
Coleman is the NFL’s first legally deaf offensive player, and it’s no surprise that he’s become a bit of an inspiration for others with hearing issues.
Jake Kovalcik is the father of nine-year-old twin sisters Riley and Erin, who are both hearing impaired. Tuesday, he tweeted a picture of a letter his daughters wrote to Coleman.
— jake kovalcik (@JakeIsMobile) January 21, 2014
The next day, Coleman tweeted back a response.
— Derrick Coleman Jr (@DC2forlife) January 22, 2014
Coleman and his team are busy preparing for the Super Bowl, but that didn’t stop him from taking time out of his day to reach out. Nicely done, Derrick.