Found January 22, 2014 on The Last Angry Fan:
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Earlier today we brought you an amazing letter of support Seahawks RB Derrick Coleman received from a hearing impaired little girl that went so viral it caught the attention of Coleman himself, who fired off a letter to his young admirer that was equally as awesome as the original… @JakeIsMobile Your girls are awesome! Read them my letter back when you can! Thank you for the support! Means a lot! pic.twitter.com/9x5tQQwNbk — Derrick Coleman Jr (@DC2forlife) January 22, 2014 Here’s what Coleman wrote, in case you can’t make it out… Dear Miss Kovalcik, Thanks for the letter! Really was great hearing from a friend who I have so much in common with. I appreciate you rooting for the Seahawks and me and hope you continue to do so when we play in the Super Bowl!!! I want you to know that I always try my best in everything I do and have faith in you and your twin sister too. Even though we wear hearing aids, we can still accomplish our goals and dreams! If you or your family ever in Seatt...
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