Monday, May 23, 2022

President Obama signs ‘Thank You’ to deaf supporter

obama-stephon-800x250President Barack Obama returned to Prince George Community College on Thursday. A PGCC student named Stephon showed to see him.

Their paths had crossed before, in that very room 18 months earlier. In March 2012, President Obama worked the line at an event on energy policy with Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley. Stephon signed “I am proud of you,” and without missing a beat, the president signed back, “Thank you.”

HyperVocal’s on-hiatus Distriction blog broke the story, which socialwebbed itself all the way up to the @BarackObama Twitter and Tumblr accounts.

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