Deaf Santa inspires young and old alike

Summarized by Hailey Scragg, staff writer

Ernest Williams, born deaf, never got to enjoy the holiday tradition of sitting on Santa’s lap to tell him what he wants for Christmas. That is why now Williams is known as “Deaf Santa,” to give kids who are deaf or hard of hearing the same experience to have their Christmas wishes granted. More than 100 children and adults come to the annual event, Brunch with Deaf Santa at Mountwest Community and Technical College in Huntington. His wife accompanies him as Mrs, Clause, and the two serve to inspire and ensure that Santa hears the Christmas wishes of all.

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