Woman's open letter to person who left note on car is going viral

Woman With MS Gets Nasty Note from Stranger

WTTV – Justine Van Den Borne was having a good day shopping with her daughter. But everything changed when she returned to her car and found a note on her windshield that read: "Did you forget your wheelchair???"

Van Den Borne was parked in an accessible parking spot with a valid permit. The permit was issued to her because she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when she was 35.

Many people who have MS eventually use a wheelchair, but the progression of the disease is different for everyone.

Van Den Borne wrote this open letter on Facebook as a reminder that "just because you can't see it, it doesn't mean a person isn't struggling to put one foot in front of the other."

The Facebook post has been shared over 51,000 times since it was posted last Monday.

To person that left this on my car last week at Mitcham Shopping Centre- I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when I...

Posted by Justine Van Den Borne on Monday, November 9, 2015
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