A teen has shared a heartbreaking letter her mum wrote to her earlier than she died, and the phrases are resonating with hundreds of individuals throughout social media.
Peggy Summers wrote letters for her 18-year-old daughter Hannah and every of her siblings earlier than she handed away of stage four kidney most cancers in Indiana.
Hannah’s letter, which incorporates recommendation on faculty and relationships, has been shared on Twitter greater than 90,000 occasions because the phrases reverberate with strangers throughout the globe.
The emotional letter begins: “Hannah, if you are reading this then the surgery did not go well. I’m sorry, I tried my best to beat this terrible disease but I guess God had other things for me to do.”
The letter has recommendation for Hannah about faculty, boys, and her relationship together with her dad: “Be patient with dad, this is going to be hard on him and he will need time.”
“You will both need to lean on each other and talk a lot which is not one of our strong points but try and don’t give up.”
At the top of the letter Peggy tells her daughter: “Tell everybody you like them as usually as you may.
“Enjoy life and dwell every day as if it’s your final as a result of none of us know if at the moment would be the final. And most of all do not forget that I like you greater than you’ll ever know.”
Hannah advised the BBC: “Reading the letter was so laborious. We all learn them on the evening that Mom handed, so it was a really emotional expertise.
“Even although it was so laborious, it additionally introduced me numerous consolation. Her phrases helped me realise that irrespective of how laborious this entire scenario goes to be, she’s going to all the time be with me.”
Thousands of individuals have reacted to Peggy’s heartbreaking phrases of knowledge for her daughter.
One Facebook one person posted: “I misplaced my dad round a 12 months in the past, he did not depart behind any final phrases or letter however I would prefer to think about he would have written one thing like this.”
On Twitter one person wrote: “My mother handed additionally and he or she wrote me a letter precisely a 12 months earlier than simply ‘in case.’ I treasure it every day. So sorry on your loss, keep robust.”
While one other posted: ” I misplaced my mother 2004. This is the reality! Hug them love them whereas they’re right here.”
Hannah says she has been overwhelmed by the response it has acquired: “I did not need to publish it on social media at first, however the extra I learn the letter the extra I felt the necessity to publish it.
“There is a lot good recommendation within the letter and it’s extremely eye-opening for many individuals.
“I am so completely satisfied Mom’s phrases have been in a position to contact so many individuals.
“Life is treasured and we must always by no means take it or our family members without any consideration.”
By Rozina Sini, BBC’s UGC and Social News Team