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Heartwarming Moment When Dyslexic Girl 15, Comforts Deaf and Blind Man Through Sign Language on 6 Hour Flight

By Andrew Alpin, 25 June 2018

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There are always angels in disguise who may suddenly turn up to help you in the moment you need them most. This is what Tim Cook a deaf and blind man found to his amazement while flying from Boston to Portland on a six hour journey. The man posed a big challenge to flight attendants who did not have the necessary expertise to communicate with him. Then help came from the most unexpected quarters in the shape of 15 year old Clara Daly who has won the hearts of millions who reading about her good deed for Cook. After a passenger described the incident on social media, it has since gone viral.

1Young 15 year old’s Good Samaritan act goes viral

Clara Daly at 15 has gone on to become a viral internet sensation ever since she sat throughout the 6 hour flight from Boston to Portland helping a blind and deaf man last week.

Young 15 year old’s Good Samaritan act goes viral

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2Age isn’t a factor where kindness is concerned

Photos of her uploaded to social media have grossed over 1 million likes and she has been praised and compared to an angel across the USA. It goes to show age isn’t a factor where kindness is concerned and it is a human trait found in wonderful human being like Clara Daly.

Age isn’t a factor where kindness is concerned

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3When a deaf and blind man boarded a plane, he faces a huge problem

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Tim Cook a 64 year old blind and deaf man was a passenger on the Alaska Airlines flight from Boston to Portland. The flight crew did their best to make him comfortable. However, the crew is obviously not versed in sign language and moreover, Cook required a special means of communication since he was both deaf and blind.

When a deaf and blind man boarded a plane, he faces a huge problem

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4Communication was difficult for the flight attendants

For the flight attendants, it was a bit of a problem as they could not communicate with Cook. This led the staff to ask other passengers for help and if anyone who knew sign language. There was one unexpected volunteer.

Communication was difficult for the flight attendants

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