These Students Surprised Their Deaf Custodian With A Birthday Song In Sign Language. His Reaction Left Everyone In Tears!

Most people assume that people who are deaf are incapable of listening to music and enjoying it. This is because we assume that deafness means complete silence.

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How do deaf people enjoy music?

This couldn't be more wrong! Deafness is a spectrum and millions of people who have hearing impairments are musicians and music fans. They enjoy going to concerts too!

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Even without hearing aids, people who are deaf can feel the vibrations when a song is played. According to Assistive Technology Blog the combination of vibrations and lyrics is how deaf people enjoy music.

Everyone is in love with this deaf custodian

So, it's no surprise that a deaf custodian, Mr. James had the best reaction after students from a kindergarten class surprised him with a Happy Birthday song. The video was shared on the Facebook page of the Texas-based News4 in San Antonio.

Although the students had to learn the song in sign language to accompany their singing, the overwhelmed custodian definitely felt their well-wishes and could barely contain himself.

If it was possible, he would have exploded with joy.

People are just as overcome with emotions as the amazing Mr. James whom the children clearly love. The video has gathered almost 3 million views and online, commenters are beside themselves, sharing their own reactions and experiences with deaf friends and family members. This is what the world needs.

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