Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: Sunday Smiles

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Sunday Smiles

This is Derrick Coleman, a running back for the Seattle Seahawks.

Derrick recently received a letter via a tweeted photograph from a young fan - a little girl named Riley, who admired Derrick not only for the sports he plays but because Derrick is deaf....just like she is.

Riley's letter was tweeted to Derrick Coleman by her father...

As a very famous name in the States, he could easily have been forgiven for not getting around to responding - but he did.

He tweeted a letter back to their father, for Riley & her twin sister.

And here is the letter...

In a world where celebrities and sports stars so often seem to forget the fans who put them where they are, it's so touching and refreshing to see somebody take the time to make a little girls day like this.....

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  1. Aw what a really lovely thing to do x

  2. Thats really lovely x


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