Channel 2's Matt Johnson reports.

Twitter can’t get enough of this sign language interpreter’s dancing at Atlanta Pride

His translation of Beyoncé’s ‘Get Me Bodied’ has gotten a lot of attention

Atlanta Pride attracts some of the most decorated and exciting people, and among them was one American Sign Language interpreter, who has gone viral for his jubilant dancing. 

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During the festivities, freelance deaf interpreter David Cowan was captured translating Beyoncé’s “Get Me Bodied.” His expressive movement and big gestures caught the attention of plenty, including Nyle DiMarco, a deaf activist, model and “Dancing with the Stars” winner. 

DiMarco uploaded the moment to Twitter, complimenting Cowan for his work. And others seemed to think he was great, too, because the post had been liked more than 75,000 times by Tuesday afternoon. 

Many praised Cowan in the comments and on Reddit, calling him “amazing” and “cool.” Some even said “he’s rather prominent in the Atlanta deaf community.”

According to The Georgia Voice, he’s translated for the Women’s March and various Black Lives Matter rallies. He’s also been known to sign for politicians like Rep. John Lewis and Gov. Brian Kemp

When Cowan learned his latest performance was making rounds online, he reached out to DiMarco on Twitter to thank him for posting the video. He also shared a photo of the two of them.

“That crazy guy is me ! It was located at Atlanta Pride event,” he confirmed. “There were several different songs at the event. I believe this particular song in that video is ‘Get Me Bodied’ by Beyoncé.” 

Watch the video with sound here

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