Our birthday is one of the most anticipated days of the year, a special occasion dedicated solely to self-pampering and being showered with affection from loved ones. While some people like to celebrate at home, others prefer dining out at restaurants to indulge in their favourite food. Recently, we came across a heartwarming story about a waiter who wished a specially-abled guest on their birthday in sign language. His sweet gesture has garnered praise from many people online.
A video of this heartwarming gesture was shared by ‘Goodnews Correspondent’ on Instagram. The clip features a waiter carrying a plate of cake to a table where elderly women were seated. He surprises them by singing the birthday song in sign language. The women were delighted by this sweet gesture. The caption of the post read, “@lucianobyginodacampo writes: ‘A little birthday surprise for our guests. Thank you, Thomas! (sic)” Watch the full video here:
Since it was shared, the video has received over 923K views, 51.4K likes, and hundreds of comments. Internet users were impressed by the waiter’s heartfelt gesture and left words of praise for him in the comments section. Here are some of the reactions:
“Love this! Both of my grandparents were deaf. They loved interacting with people. It really should be a second language.”
“This made me smile BIG!”
“This is so beautiful! Thank you, Thomas.”
“This is some other level of customer service – the kind that can only come from the heart of an individual, good person, not a company.”
“I love this kind of human interaction.”
“I wish I could like this a thousand times. Inclusion is so important!”
“Now that was awesome.”
What do you think of the waiter’s gesture? Do let us know in the comments section below.
About Vaishali KapilaVaishali finds comfort in eating parathas and rajma chawal but is equally enthusiastic about exploring different cuisines. When she’s not eating or baking, you can often find her curled up on the couch watching her favourite TV show – FRIENDS.