Starbucks barista learns sign language to serve deaf customer better

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Starbucks Barista Learns Sign Language To Serve Deaf Customer Better

Those who can't hear either well or at all face many challenges, and among them is the ease with which they can communicate with others.

A Virginia Starbucks employee recently let a deaf male patron know she is doing what she can to lessen that difficulty.

On Friday, the cashier handed store regular Ibby Piracha a note reading, "I've been learning ASL just so you can have the same experience as everyone else."

Oh, I gotta love this place. Starbucks woman cashier, she wrote it to me and she knew I am deaf. I am surprised she...

Posted by Ibby Piracha on Friday, February 19, 2016

Piracha was absolutely stunned by the kindness, and shared a photo of the message on Facebook.

He commented, "Oh, I gotta love this place...I am surprised she learning sign language... I am so blessed with her...Please share this post to everyone."

Thousands have done exactly as Piracha requested, and the post is rapidly making its way across social media.

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