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The Man Who Never Heard the Word 'No'

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Derrick Coleman, a running back for the Seattle Seahawks, was born deaf. He never let it hold him back from his dream to play for the NFL, no matter how many setbacks he faced along the way. His story proves the power of hard work and perseverance.
You don't have to be a professional football player to find the inner strength to change your life.
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  • So not a football fan so have never heard of him....
    Sitting here crying like a baby. Touching and inspiring. - 8/5/2014 9:49:23 AM
  • One of my best childhood friends for over 30 years wore a hearing aid and dealt with a number of other health issues. She always smiled, believed in her dream of singing, and could belt out some melodies that were amazing. Never underestimate the power of inner belief. - 3/30/2014 2:11:36 PM
  • Derrick Coleman is an inspiration to so many and especial to those who are hearing impaired. Will be rooting for the Seahawks for Super bowl.

    GO HAWKS! GO DERRICK! - 2/1/2014 7:36:29 PM
  • That was a wonderful story. It shows that with faith and courage you can accomplish anything you decide to do. Thanks for sharing! - 1/30/2014 7:46:34 AM