A Lakewood, Washington woman woke up one morning recently to find a note with a five dollar bill attached to it, on her front porch.
Now she is trying to find the young man who left the note so that she can thank him and return his money. You are going to love this story when you read it.
Chrissy Marie recently woke up to discover that one of her windchimes had been stolen from her front porch. In its place, she found a handwritten note from a little boy named Jake, along with a five dollar bill.
Marie posted a picture of the sweet note to Facebook, along with a post that reads:
“So this was on my door this morning. It said ‘I am sorry that we stole your Windchimes our mom died and like butterflies so my sister took it and put it by our window I am sorry this is only money I have please do not be mad Jake.’ Well Jake, I not sure who you are but you can come get your money back sweetie. I had 3 of those windchimes you can come back get your money back and have 1 also so both of you have your own. I am not mad please come over to my house.”
Speaking with the local television station, Q13, Marie says that she knows how hard it must be for the boy, because she lost her mother when she was only five years old.
She says she is not trying to embarrass Jake, but rather to return his money to him and offer some kind words to the heartbroken boy.
“This story went a lot further than I expected. I just expected the local group I posted to and my friends and family to see the post. I just wanted to give this little boy his money back. I did not expect all of this.”
Marie lives in the Woodbrook neighborhood of Lakewood, which is located in Pierce County, Washington.
People have been using Facebook to comment on her post, saying things like:
“ I found it to be touching. Your a good person for understanding what he was going through and wanting to help.”- Andre Mapp
“I wish I was close by I go knock on doors for you just to find them.”- Amber Reinder
“Breaks my heart.. come back Jake!”- Chelsea Villa
“Just wanted to say I hope Jake is found so you can give him a butterfly chime. Your mother, dad, grandma & grandpa are up in heaven applauding you right now. With all of our love!”- Donna Laithrup
“I friended you here on facebook because I see that you are a very good person! I feel privileged that you’re on my facebook page!”- Geneva Milligan
“I think it is wonderful what you did and I hope Jake turns up one day. Love you!”- Anne Lathrup
“Such a great story!! Very kind of you to answer questions, even though it was not necessarily anyone’s business. I hope you are able to find the young fellow. He was very sweet to try to make right out of a wrong! Please keep updates on this story, it’s nice to hear good news!”- Lisa Predovic
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