You'll Get Chills When You Watch This Deaf Boy Communicate For The First Time
Grab the tissues.
His entire life, Patrick Otema has lived in silence.
The 15-year-old boy was born deaf, and raised in a rural part of Uganda that did not have any schooling for deaf children. As a result, Otema lived the first 15 years of his life in complete and total isolation.
That is until Raymond Okkelo showed up. Using a sign language class, Okkelo opened up the world for Patrick and a class full of deaf students.
Check out the short video above to see Patrick go from deaf and timid to a smiling, excited young man.
(H/t Twisted Sifter)