Stephen stood just a few feet away from Barack Obama. The president, busy shaking hands, looked right at him. ï¿½It was like he was waiting for me to say something,ï¿½ he said later.
So the 26-year-old Prince Georgeï¿½s Community College student took his cue and spoke to President Obama in his first language: American Sign Language. ï¿½I am proud of you,ï¿½ Stephon signed. The president, almost involuntary, instinctively, immediately signed back. President Obama Signs Back to Boy