Her tweet was liked over 350,000 times and retweeted 95,000 times.
My sister has been in this world for 18 yrs and today is the first time she has been offered a menu at a restaurant pic.twitter.com/Yve18jhw8k— Alyssa (@alyssaherrera33) March 27, 2017
Alyssa also posted a screenshot of a conversation with the restaurant, thanking them for making their visit special. The restaurant returned the favour by inviting the siblings back along with a $50 gift coupon.
Twitter was overwhelmed with emotions
@alyssaherrera33 wow. Never even occured to me. but i am going to ask my boyfriend to make this happen at his restaurant/bar!— scout. (@brooklynburning) March 29, 2017
@alyssaherrera33 this made me so happy, I wish I could rt it again and again— Amna Raheel. (@_amurr) March 28, 2017
Braille is a system which assists visually-impaired people to read by touching a pattern of raised dots. Invented in 1800s, the system is still absent in public spaces like restaurants.