Boy receives postcard from deceased father

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Young Boy Receives Postcard From Father Two Years After Death


A young Colorado boy received a postcard from his father who had been dead for nearly two years.
Growing up, Rowan Van Stone often got letters from his father, Joseph. According to KUSA, his father was in school at MIT in Boston, and would send postcards to his son from each state he stopped in on his drive home.

Joseph died in 2013 from a rare brain disease called CDJ. Rowan never had the chance to say goodbye, and those postcards became priceless mementos. However, over the weekend Rowan received a postcard which was written almost eight years ago.

"Hello from Pennsylvania," the postcard read. "I love you, and I miss you so much. See you soon, love daddy."

Neither Rowan nor his mother know how the postcard got there or why it was held up in the first place.

This isn't the first message believed to come from beyond the grave. Last October the BBC reported an English woman received a text message from her grandmother's mobile phone three years after she died.

"I'm watching over you and it's all going to get better," the message read. "Just push through."

The woman eventually learned that the phone number was given to another user who responded thinking friends were playing a joke.

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