15-year-old praised for comforting blind and deaf passenger on cross-country flight

Posted at 11:42 AM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 12:42:18-04

BOSTON -- (KGW) A 15-year-old girl is getting national attention for helping a blind and deaf passenger aboard a recent cross-country Alaska Airlines flight to Portland, Oregon. 

Clara Daly used sign language to help passenger Tim Cook feel more welcome and comfortable. 

Daly volunteered to help when flight attendants made an announcement to see if any of the guests knew American Sign Language in order to better communicate with Cook. 

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