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To have cried like a little baby this evening?

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Marmiteandjamislush Thu 25-Dec-14 22:58:00

I've been a little depressed by the threads re ungrateful children and presents, so I thought I'd share this story. Today, my beautiful, clever, amazing nephew, who is 15.5 yrs with severe CP and no speech sent his first ever, unassisted email. We as a family clubbed together to buy him the keyboard and 'mouse' he needed.

The email took 35mins, and he sent it to my DH:

Dear Uncle [DH name]

Now I don't have to wait for Dbro/ Dad to rip you when Hotspurs lose!

Ha ha

D Nephew xx

DH has printed it out and says it is 'in a frame going in the office on Monday.' His English suffers when he's emotional, bless him!

Galvanized Thu 25-Dec-14 22:59:22

That's lovely. Happy Xmas!

Aeroflotgirl Thu 25-Dec-14 22:59:59

Awww that is wonderful fsmile

CocobearSqueeze Thu 25-Dec-14 23:01:02

Lovely!

LadyLuck10 Thu 25-Dec-14 23:01:51

Lovely!smile

Madcatgirl Thu 25-Dec-14 23:02:34

smilegrin

Marmiteandjamislush Thu 25-Dec-14 23:02:45

fgrin fgrin

justcrazy Thu 25-Dec-14 23:03:16

That's so lovely

BumWad Thu 25-Dec-14 23:03:28

Lovely smile

summersoft Thu 25-Dec-14 23:04:44

How lovely x

A Chelsea fan perhaps? fsmile

KillmeNow Thu 25-Dec-14 23:07:34

Definitely a Christmas miracle and Im not surprised you cried. What a lovely email to receive.

Italiangreyhound Thu 25-Dec-14 23:07:45

grin lovely.

CatCushion Thu 25-Dec-14 23:09:21

That's brilliant! grin

BlinkAndMiss Thu 25-Dec-14 23:10:03

YANBU, I'm welling up. How lovely smile.

cardamomginger Thu 25-Dec-14 23:10:38

How wonderful! I'm so happy for him smile.

smugmumofboys Thu 25-Dec-14 23:11:53

How lovely. x

Marmiteandjamislush Thu 25-Dec-14 23:12:09

How did you guess Ellen? wink It really does feel like a miracle. It's such a small thing, but it will make such a difference! grin I just wish there was more funding for other children to get the chance.

carlywurly Thu 25-Dec-14 23:12:48

Lovely, what a thoughtful present too smile

WhirlyTwirlySnowflakes Thu 25-Dec-14 23:13:17

Thank you for sharing. How lovely.

WellnowImFucked Thu 25-Dec-14 23:15:23

Who's peeling onions in here?

And he's so right Jotspurs are crap!

Marmiteandjamislush Thu 25-Dec-14 23:19:23

Anyway, lovely ladies, off to bed now! xx

Not a small thing at all. Fantastic to give him some independence and better ability to share what's going on in his mind. flowers fsmile

Not keen on Chelsea, myself. Prefer Spurs from when Gary Mabbutt payed for them. wink

WhyYouGottaBeSoRude Thu 25-Dec-14 23:21:16

Oh wow! I am tearing up just reading this. How lovely for him. Fab for all of you OP! smile

Allisgood1 Thu 25-Dec-14 23:22:35

I wish they did like buttons on mumsnet. Beautiful story xx

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