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Daughter Receives Birthday Flowers From Her Dad 5 Years After His Death - This Twitter Story Brought Many To Tears

Date November 29, 2017 20:57

Bailey Sellers lost her father when she was only 16-years-old but he made sure that for the subsequent years, she would receive a message from him for her birthday

In the years following his death, on her birthday until she turned 21, her dad made sure she received a special letter and some flowers. Sellers recently received her last bouquet and message. She decided to share both, plus the heartwarming story on her Twitter page. It was no surprise that the tweet soon went viral.

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"This is my last love letter to you until we meet again," the letter began. Seller's dad then urged her not to feel too heartbroken over his death and assured her that she was and will always be his "most precious jewel."

It is your 21st birthday and I want you to always respect your momma and stay true to yourself. Be happy and live life to the fullest.

He concluded the letter by telling her how much he loved her and wishing her a happy birthday.

The tweet went viral within a couple of days, garnering over 365,000 retweets and more than a million likes. Some Twitter users who saw the post just could not hold back tears. Hundreds of responses trailed the tweet and it's not that hard to see why. The love this man had for his daughter was so pure and strong that he was thoughtful enough to make sure she had something to bring her comfort in the years after his death.

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Losing a parent is one of the most difficult experiences one can face. There is just so many unanswered questions and intense pain. But sometimes, holding on to the belief that they are always there with us provides a certain level of comfort.

Source: BaileySellers / Twitter