derrick coleman

Remember the inspirational letter two hearing-impaired girls wrote to Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman (who also happens to be hearing-impaired)? Well, in addition to writing twin nine-year-old sisters Riley and Erin Kovalcik this super sweet note back, he gave his two biggest fans the surprise of their life. During their appearance on Good Morning America, Coleman […]

UPDATE: January 24, 2014: After receiving an inspirational letter from a hearing-impaired girl congratulating him on his win, Seattle Seahawks running back Derrick Coleman, also hearing-impaired, wrote back to Riley Kovalcik in what is probably the sweetest story of the year thus far. On Wednesday, Coleman tweeted back the handwritten note of his own thanking his new […]

Deaf NFL player Derrick Coleman is sharing his inspiring story in a new Duracell ad that may just bring a tear to your eye. Coleman was diagnosed with an irreversible genetic hearing impairment at the age of three. He was told his entire life that he should cast aside his dreams of playing in the […]