Mall Santa uses sign language to communicate with little girl who has trouble speaking

Posted at 9:53 PM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 21:53:57-05

MIDDLESBROUGH, UK — Nothing shows the Christmas spirit more than a special moment between Santa Clause and a little kid.

A recent viral video shows a mall Santa in Middlesbrough, UK talking to a little girl who has trouble speaking.

While Santa was trying to talk to her, the little one’s mom told him she can’t talk very well. After learning that the little girl knows some sign language, Santa and the girl shared an adorable moment communicating back and forth.

Looks like Santa and the girl had quite a connection. The heartwarming exchange continued for about 30 seconds.

The YouTube video already has more than 418,000 views.

The Cleveland Centre mall shared the clip to Facebook, writing, “This truly captures the spirit of Christmas we feel at the Cleveland Centre whenever Santa visits!”