A Pennsylvania mother with a terminal child was impressed and disturbed after a trip to see Santa Claus not so happy when they found a nasty note written in the window of his car, embarrassing her for parking in a place for the disabled, reports he said on Thursday.
Nancy Coyne took her two children, including her seven-year-old blind child, Garrett Coyne, to an annual visit to Santa Claus at the King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania.
"The mall is great, the Santa is wonderful, he sits and talks to the kids," he told Fox 29 Philadelphia.
The family was stationed in a disabled place outside the mall, and when Coyne returned to the car, he was surprised to find a message scribbled on red lipstick that said "UR not disabled."
"I can not" "I think someone could be so obnoxious and ignorant and rude about a situation that I struggle with every day," Coyne told Fox 29 Philadelphia.
Garrett had a rare neurological condition called Batten's disease, which led him to lose his motor skills and also go blind. The disease usually ends in infant death.
"There is no cure". There is no treatment, "said Nancy." Trying to make memories for my family, then this happened. It just made me really question society to be honest. It seems good to me, I guess people do not understand. People do not care. "
Her husband Joe said they were not angry about what happened, however, they want the person to realize what they did.
" I just want the person to give account that what they did was wrong and learn from it and not [do] again, "he said.
The family car had a legal parking sign for a place of disability and, therefore, was parked Accordingly, King of Prussia Mall is currently helping the Upper Merion police with the investigation to find the person who wrote the message, and a mall spokesman told Fox 29 that they were so offended that this happened. 19659002] Although leaving a hate note is not a crime, smearing lips in a person's car is an act of vandalism, so there is definitely a criminal element to this incident, even if it could be minor.  A similar incident ocu She laughed in early November, when a university student in Kentucky left a meeting with her teacher and found notes pasted all over her vehicle, embarrassing her for parking in a disabled place and telling her that she should not have done it.
Lexi Baskin was diagnosed with cancer last summer and received radiotherapy between her classes. She published a photo of her vehicle covered with notes on social networks that called her vagabond and did not deserve the place.
"Somehow it breaks my heart, there are so many people who are saying," Oh, my God, I went through the same thing or they sent me a message on Facebook and they told me & # 39; I went through this & # 39, and they share their story with me, "Baskin had said at the time. "That's why I want this to come to light to make people aware that the fact that you can not see something does not mean that people are not going through it"