Coleman, deaf Seahawks RB, responds to little girl's letter

Coleman, deaf Seahawks RB, responds to little girl's letter

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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 02: Fullback Derrick Coleman #40 of the Seattle Seahawks carries the ball as outside linebacker David Hawthorne #57 of the New Orleans Saints defends during a game at CenturyLink Field on December 2, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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by KING 5 News

KREM.com

Posted on January 22, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman responded to a letter from a little girl with a hearing impairment.

The father of the girl tweeted out the touching letter on Tuesday.

In it she wrote, "I know how you feel. I also have hearing aids...I have faif [sic] in you."

Coleman tweeted his response.

He thanked the girl and said if she and her family were ever in Seattle, he'd love to "get together and play some sports or games."

He told the girl, "Even though we wear hearing aids, we can still accomplish our goals and dreams."

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