Hearing-impaired Little Girl Writes to Seattle Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman

Coleman wrote her a lovely letter back (on the right)…

Hearing-impaired little girl writes to Seattle Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman
Transcript below:

Dear (my insperation) Derrick Coleman,

I know how you feel. I also have hearing aids. Just try your best. I have faif in you Derrick good job on January 20th game. GO seattle seahawks! here are the things we have in common.

I where two hearing aids. I love sports.

Other things are I’m a identical twin and my twin where’s one hearing aid too.

— His response:

Dear Miss Koualcik,

Thanks for the letter. Really was great hearing from a friend who I have so much in common with. I aprciate [sic] you rooting for the Seahawks and me and hope you continue to do so when we play in the Superbowl!!!

I want you to know that I always try my best in everything I do and have faith in you & your twin sister too. Even though we wear hearing aids, we can still accomplish our goals & dreams! If you or your family ever in Seattle, I hope we can all get together & play some sports or games!

Take care,

Derrick L. Coleman Jr.


Please also see this inspirational video featuring Derrick Coleman…



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