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Thu, 14 May, 2015

Man gets heart-warming surprise birthday card from father who passed away 16 years ago

Man gets heart-warming surprise birthday card from father who passed away 16 years ago

A man who just celebrated his 30th birthday received the best surprise of all: a birthday card from his father who had passed away in 1999. His father had bought and signed the cards when he was alive and arranged for his wife to deliver them to his sons on their milestone birthdays.

As the man himself wrote on the internet: “My father passed away from liver and lung cancer in 1999 after battling it for a year and a half. After so much chemo and medication, he just couldn't take that quality of life anymore and realised it was his time to go. I assume at that point he bought cards for my brother and I's milestone birthdays. It caught me totally off guard and made me so very happy. It felt like he was still there, holding something I'd never seen before that he touched, and signed himself, it was if he had just done it yesterday.”

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