Losing a pet is the most painful. The pain that Mrs. Dunne went through was no less. But what made the pain bearable was the concern expressed by her student Callum.
This elementary school teacher had no words to say when her student presented her with a card that came with a disclaimer “Sorry if you don’t like it or it makes you emotional,” he wrote.
Her daughter, Lucie shared the card on Twitter “Mum’s been so upset about the dog being put to sleep and stressing about having to go back into school today, and she got this from a wee boy in her class.”
Mum’s been so upset about the dog being put to sleep and stressing about having to go back into school today, and she got this from a wee boy in her class 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/2qslb572CX
— lucie (@luciedunne_) February 19, 2018
And lo! It went viral. Dog lovers all over Twitter got emotional.
Empathy starting young, priceless
— confuzled (@confuzled) February 21, 2018
— Bacon Snork (@baconsnork) February 20, 2018
The card not only put on the table, the emotions of little Callum, it also was written in acrostic; that brings forward the effort he took to make his teacher happy.
Callum used the adjectives Cheeky, Happy, Adorable, Relative, Lucky, Incredible and Energetic to spell Charlie, the dog’s name.
Callum’s heartfelt card for his teacher surely made her day. Even the netizens had an emotional day at the Twitter applauding Callum’s efforts and his love for his