A little boy who wrote a letter to his dad in heaven has received a heartwarming response.

Seven-year-old Jase, from Scotland, sadly lost his dad four years ago. He wrote the letter for his dad’s birthday.

The letter, which was posted to his mum Teri’s Facebook page reads: “Mr postman, can you take this to heaven for my dad’s birthday, Thanks.”

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Several weeks later, Jase received a touching response from the Royal Mail, shares Yahoo news.

“This was a difficult challenge avoiding stars and other galactic objects on route to heaven,” the letter said.

“However please be assured that this particular important item of mail has been delivered.

“I know how important your mail is to you. I will continue to do all I can to ensure delivery to heaven safely.”

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A photo of Jase’s original envelope and the Royal Mail’s response went viral in a matter of hours, with 187,000 shares and 36,000 comments.

Teri shared, ” I actually cannot state how emotional he is knowing his dad got his card… you didn’t have to make the effort to do this you could have just ignored it but the fact that you have made the effort for a little boy you’ve never met is such a lovely thing to do Royal Mail you’ve just restored my faith in humanity and thank you, it honestly means the world to him.”

Such an amazing thing to do for a little boy. Well done, Royal Mail!

Share your comments below

  • How many felt sad about the little boy’s loss but overjoyed by the response he received?
    I certainly did.


  • What a beautiful thoughtful thing to do


  • That’s so kind and thoughtful


  • This is such a sweet story
    This boy must be so happy with the response


  • How sweet and heartwarming. There are good people in this world.


  • A beautiful story – so heartwarming.


  • Amazing in this day and age where everything is computerised we can still have some deeply touching moments like this


  • This is beautiful ! Thank God Royal Mail was touched and responded in this way to this wee boy’s letter.


  • This gave me chills. We need more people like this. Amazing

    • I agree, their kind hearted response not only touched heaven but it also touched the world.


  • Wow that really does restore faith in humanity. Well done Royal Mail you are awesome.


  • I love hearing stories like this. It makes a welcome change to all the bad things we hear every day

    • It gives some balance to unpleasant and sensationalised news stories. Feel good stories are needed especially in the lead up to Christmas and the festive season.


  • So beautiful. Restores your faith in humanity


  • Aww, how sweet and kind of the Postal service!


  • A heartwarming and beautiful story. Some people have big hearts.


  • Such a small thing, really, and such a big impact.


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