WATCH: NYPD Officer from The Bronx Brings Joy to Deaf Community—By Speaking Their Language

Here’s a feelgood story from News12 The Bronx.

A newly graduated NYPD officer, Angel Familia who grew up in The Bronx is bringing joy to the local deaf community.

According to Familia, his first language was sign language and in fact was his only form of communication until about the age of 7 due to having two deaf parents.

Officer Familia with members of the hearing impaired community at St Elizabeth’s Church/Video Still via News12 The Bronx

Now he’s a police officer who can speak to hearing impared which is making parishioners at St Elizabeth’s Church in the 19th precinct on Manhattan’s Upper East Side quite happy.

Watch this clip from News12 below:

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