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This Moment Between A Starbucks Barista And A Deaf Customer Is Going Viral

Now everyone can order a PSL easily through new technology and the power of sign language.

A Starbucks customer is capturing hearts across the web after she filmed herself ordering her drinks through a drive-thru screen using sign language.

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Rebecca King, who is Deaf, posted the video to Facebook on Tuesday saying, "Starbucks! This is what I'm talking about! Share it away! We can change the world."

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The video was filmed at a Starbucks in St. Augustine, Florida. King was at the Starbucks with her friend and three children.

King, 28, told BuzzFeed News that she was "shocked" when she went to the Starbucks the other day and was able to sign with the barista. Her friends suggested she video the encounter the next time she was there, so she did.

In the video, King pulls up to the drive-thru and quickly signs at the screen. She then waits for a few minutes...

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Then her barista, Katie Wyble, pops up. The two then communicate in American Sign Language [ASL] to complete the order using a video screen.

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The video quickly went viral, and has since been seen more than 6 million times. Many people said they were amazed and thrilled that Starbucks was using technology to help accommodate all of their customers.

Wyble told BuzzFeed News that she fell in love with learning ASL as a child, and studied it in high school and college.

Katie Wyble

She said that since she started working as a barista in July, she has loved being able to chat with her deaf customers.

"I love any opportunity to be able to use my second language," she said. "Some of my deaf customers know me and others are happy to see I know sign. It was never a process, it just happens."

Starbucks said in a statement that this location is near a well-known school for the deaf and blind, so it has worked to accommodate these customers.

The barista said she is shocked that so many people are having such a positive reaction to the video.