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Police Mistake Sign Language For Gang Gestures & Beat Deaf Man Unconscious Before Arresting Him!

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This is just horrible!

A Southern California man was brutally beaten by Hawthorne police after they say he made threatening gestures at them.

Only he wasn’t making threatening gestures, he was trying to use sign language!

Jonathan Meister is deaf and had no idea why cops were approaching him outside of his ex-roommates' home. He had been retrieving some stuff he was storing at the house when neighbors called police because they thought Jonathan looked suspicious.

When officers arrived on the scene, they handcuffed Jonathan, thereby taking away his only means of communication! They then preceded to beat and shock him with a stun gun until Jonathan was rendered unconscious!

So outrageous!

The man was then taken to the hospital where he was charged with assaulting police officers!

What the WHAT?! They charged the handcuffed deaf guy who got knocked out?!

Those charges have

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Deaf NFL Player Derrick Coleman Surprises Hearing Impaired Girls Who Wrote Him A Letter With Super Bowl Tickets!

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If Derrick Coleman isn't already your favorite football player, there's a good chance he's about to be!

The Seattle Seahawk fullback recently starred in a Duracell commercial that shows how he was able to overcome his disability to become the first legally deaf NFL player!

Well the ad certainly caught people's attention, especially the hearing impaired 9-year-olds Erin and Riley Kovalcik, who wrote him an adorable letter letting him know all they ways he inspired them!

Derrick was nice enough to write a letter back to the two sisters, but he decided to take things a step further and meet them face-to-face! The inspirational footballer surprised Erin and Riley while they were in the middle of an interview, and he had a little present for them. Tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII!!

Seriously, if this doesn't get the waterworks flowing, you might not have a soul!!

Ch-ch-check out the adorable meeting …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Derrick Coleman Receives A Heartwarming Thank You Letter From A 9-Year-Old Girl And Writes An Equally Adorable Letter Back!

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Seriously, can someone get us a box of tissues over here???

Deaf NFL player Derrick Coleman recently teamed up with Duracell to make an inspirational ad highlighting how he was able to overcome his obstacles and fulfill his dream of playing professional football!

Well 9-year-old Riley Kovalcik and her twin sister Erin are also deaf, and they were some of the many people who were touched by the amazing commercial! So Riley decided to write a thank you letter to the Seattle Seahawk fullback, and it will absolutely melt your heart!

It reads:

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Deaf NFL Player Derrick Coleman Can't Hear His Doubters In AMAZING Duracell Commercial! Watch HERE!

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This is just so amazing on so many different levels!

An inspirational new ad by Duracell tells the tale of Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, who has been deaf since he was three years old!!

The pro footballer dealt with doubters throughout his entire career, and when he didn't get drafted in the 2012 NFL draft, it looked like his dreams of playing professional football had come to an end.

But Derrick overcame his disability and worked extra hard to make his dream a reality, and now he and his teammates are one win away from playing in the Super Bowl!

Seriously, if this doesn't convince you that anything is possible, we don't know what will!

Ch-ch-check out the inspirational ad (above)!

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Betty White & Honey Badger's Randall At Dogs For The Deaf Hollywoof 2 Event!

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Randall, the magic man who narrated the famous Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger video, lent his recognizable voice to the Dogs for the Deaf Hollywoof 2 Event, and joined none other than Miss Betty White!

The celeb-filled benefit, held at the Wilshire Country Club, helped raise awareness and funds for the organization, Dogs for the Deaf, which helps rescue and professionally train dogs to be able to help deaf people.

Watch the vid (above) to hear Randall HIGHlariously narrate the event and hear Betty's impassioned speech!

There's nothing like the help and companionship of a rescue pooch!

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