FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WCMH)– A mother was so touched when she saw the Chick-Fil-A employee communicating with her hearing-impaired daughter that she shared the moment on social media.
According to WTVD, 20-year-old Cynthia Walker has been hearing impaired her entire life and mundane things like ordering food from a restaurant can be complicated.
That’s why she was surprised when she realized the cashier knew sign language.
Her mom Terri Buelman told WTVD it was the first time her daughter was able to order something without people just staring at her or making her feel uncomfortable.
“People just look at her, then they look at us at what we do, so we had to order for her,” Buelman explained.
However, high school senior Taylor Anez worked at this Chick-Fil-A, and had learned sign language to communicate with deaf relatives. When Walker began signing, Anez signed back.
The video has now gone viral with close to 70,000 likes and more than 16,000 shares.