Video of Deaf Woman Ordering at Starbucks Drive-Thru Goes Viral for All the Right Reasons

A brand-new Starbucks location in St. Augustine, Florida, is changing the way it interacts with its customers, especially those who are deaf or hearing-impaired.

The video above, originally posted on Rebecca King’s Facebook page, shows her using sign language to complete an order with a barista for two coffees.

The barista, Katie Wyble, signs back using the store’s two-way video screen.

Wyble explains that she’s always had a “passion for sign language since I first saw a teacher use it when I was in preschool.”

Since being posted yesterday, the video has already received more than 1 million views and over 75,000 shares.

The community of St. Augustine is known to have a significant amount of deaf and blind residents.

Starbucks! This is what I’m talking about! ❤️Share it away! We can change the world! 🙂

Posted by Rebecca King on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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