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
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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