Watch: President Obama signing “thank you” to deaf student

Posted on March 23, 2012

If being President of the United States of America, a Harvard graduate, a lawyer, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, and surprisingly good at basketball wasn’t enough, turns out Obama is pretty good with his hands, too.

Earlier this week an American college student got the surprise of his life when, after signing “I am proud of you” to the president, Obama signed “thank you” by way of reply, sending the deaf crowd wild.

Ok, so it was only one sign, but Obama gets extra points for responding without so much as missing a beat, and in doing so, securing the deaf demographic for his re-election campaign.

(For more on the story, read this excellent Huffington Post article)

By Charlie Swinbourne, Editor.

With thanks to William Mager and @MarcyTanter.

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