“I’ve been learning just so you can have the same experience as everyone else.”
Ibby Piracha, 23 is a regular customer at his neighborhood Starbucks in Leesburg, Virginia. To place his order, because he is deaf, he has to type it into his phone to show the barista.
But on Friday, the Washington Post reports, the barista asked for his order using American Sign Language, handing him a note that said “I’ve been learning just so you can have the same experience as everyone else.”
“I was like ‘wow.’ It brought a smile to my face,” Piracha told the Post. “I was really surprised she had started signing. It wasn’t anything I had asked her to do. She had taken her own initiative and she had done it herself.”
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