Deaf woman’s exchange at Florida Starbucks drive-thru going viral

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – An exchange between a deaf customer and a barista at a Florida Starbucks is spreading on social media.

Rebecca King, who is deaf, was stunned when she learned that a Starbucks near her home had an interactive video screen as part of the drive-thru.

The next day, she recorded her experience and posted it on social media.

Katie Wyble, 22, happened to be the barista that day and she knows sign language.

“I’m glad that there’s more awareness for deaf culture and the deaf community. To see this come to light and actually be a part of it, I feel so blessed,” Wyble told FCN.

The video has been shared on Facebook more than 177,000 times in two days. It has also been viewed more than 6 million times.

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