A Dying Mom’s Last Letter To Her Son: “I Will Always Be Watching Over You.”

A hand-written letter that can be partially read: Hello Matt I'm writing this letter in hopes of you finding this one day. I hope you knew how much I loved you! You have the kindest soul of any one I knew. You were always there for me when I needed you. You quit your job knowing you would not have any income just so I would have someone to take...

How do you say goodbye to someone you love? The answer, of course, is different for everyone. This can be seen in a popular Reddit post that features a letter from a mom to her son. At the time that she wrote the heartfelt message, she was dying from cancer.

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According to the Reddit user who shared the letter, he didn’t even know it existed until after she passed away. In it, Mom takes the time to thank her son for all he’s done for her, especially after her diagnosis.

Letter From Mom to Son Breaks Hearts

A hand-written letter that reads:

Hello Matt

I'm writing this letter in hopes of you finding this one day. I hope you knew how  much I loved you! You have the kindest soul of any one I knew. You were always there for me when I needed you. You quit your job knowing you would not have any income just so I would have someone to take me to treatments. What an awesome thing to do! Thank you for that! I hope + pray that you are close to Kristie + Kyle. Family is everything. I hope that you have found the person of your dreams that you are very happy + content in your life, you so deserve it. One of the best time spent with you was at Grounds for Sculptures, do you remember? I will always be watching over you. I always feared leaving you more than I feared dying. You were the best son ever! Til we meet again! Love eternally, mommy xo
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She also reminds him that, even though she’s gone, she’s always watching over him. Needless to say, this unexpected message broke this son’s heart in the best way. Plus, it couldn’t have arrived at a better time.

“I miss her everyday, and this makes me cry,” the son shares. “But I cry with a smile on my face.”

He goes on to say that his dad is in the ICU from complications of his own cancer. Still, getting this message is reminding him that the time we have with our loved ones is special. In turn, we ought to appreciate every second that we get.

“Just remember to tell the people you love how much they mean to you,” he urges. “And remind them everyday that you love them.”

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