Update: Huge response to Deaf Norwich man’s plight results in interpreter attending father’s funeral

Posted on June 12, 2015

The Eastern Daily Press has reported that the Deaf man from Norwich had an interpreter for his father’s funeral today after an incredible response to their story.


David, of St Pauls Close, Hellesdon, appealed yesterday for an interpreter or expert in sign language to help translate for him at his father’s funeral today.

He approached us after being told there were not any interpreters available locally to help him.

After our appeal, we received more than 30 emails from readers giving us help and information about individuals and organisations to contact.

The story was also shared more than 150 times on social media.

Thanks to your efforts, we were able to find an interpreter who was willing to help David free of charge.


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