Queen Elizabeth II sends man 'thank you' note
Andrew Simes says his grandfather sent a Christmas card to Queen Elizabeth II every year since 1952.
When he passed in 2011, Andrew continued to write the Queen letters.
In 2012, the Queen noticed it was a different Simes writing her and wrote back ...
"When I received a letter from a different Simes this Christmas, I instructed my office to research your grandfather's whereabouts. Therefore it is with much sadness, I have learned of his passing and extend my condolences to you and your family."
An emotional Andrew posted on Facebook: "I couldn't fight back the tears then, nor can I fight them back every time I remember this story of two people who left a lifelong impression on each other. And today, just as every year, I sent my Christmas cards... but top of the list was reserved for Her Majesty."
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