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Children Share Wish List with Santa Using Sign Language

CLARKS SUMMIT -- Children with hearing impairments were able to share their Christmas lists with a signing Santa Claus in Lackawanna County.

For the past five years, Santa has come to speak in sign language to boys and girls at the Abington Community Library in Clarks Summit.

After posing for photos with the kids, Santa and his interpreter shared a Christmas story.

Many parents, like Nicole Miller, bring their children to the library every year to sign with Santa.

"I'm very happy to come here because we're always happy to see the deaf Santa Claus. I have two deaf daughters and they're able to communicate with Santa this way," Nicole Miller of Scott Township said.

"Signing Santa" comes to Lackawanna County each year through a partnership with the library and The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children.