Dad Leaves Sweetest Note EVER in Daughter's Last-Day-of-School Lunch

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Sorry, all other dads around the world.

But Tom Sullivan has done it.

A resident of Tacoma, Washington and the father of an 18-year old daughter named Meg, Tom has already earned himself the 2017 Father of the Year award.

Read the following story and you'll quickly understand why...

1. This is the Note That Turned Tom Into a Viral Hero

This is the Note That Turned Tom Into a Viral Hero
But what made it so special? Let's go back in time to find out, shall we?

2. From Age 5 Through Age 18...

From Age 5 Through Age 18...
Meg didn't just have oranges placed in her lunch. She has oranges peeled by her dad placed in her lunch.

3. The Full Note

The Full Note
When Meg opened her lunch on the final day of high school, this was what the note said in full. It was time for her to learn on her own.

4. A Long-Time Bond Between Father and Daughter

A Long-Time Bond Between Father and Daughter
"I thought it was just going to be a letter saying 'Happy last day of school!' or something, so when I opened it I couldn’t help but smile," said Meg upon sharing the note on social media.

5. So Very Bittersweet

So Very Bittersweet
Added Meg of the gesture and the motivation behind it: "I’m his last kiddo leaving for college this year, and you can tell he’s really really sad about it."

6. Quite a Tribute

Quite a Tribute
Adds Meg: "He has always gone above and beyond and is easily the cutest and most caring man I'll ever know."

7. A Graduation in More Ways Than One

A Graduation in More Ways Than One
Meg is off to college, but she'll never fully leave home behind. "It’s gonna break my heart to leave him for college, no doubt," she says.

8. Another Father/Daughter Photo

Another Father/Daughter Photo
Meg Tweeted a photo of the note and it has since been shared over 110,000 times and Liked by almost 500,000 people.

9. Even WikiHow Spoke Out!

Even WikiHow Spoke Out!
Ha! We love it!

10. Even Snoop Likes It!

Even Snoop Likes It!
Or someone who likes Snoop likes it, at least.

11. More Reaction

More Reaction
I'm okay, alright!?!? I'm not crying. You're the one who is crying!

12. There Go the Waterworks!

There Go the Waterworks!
We can't hold them in any longer.

13. Good Luck, Meg

Good Luck, Meg
We wish the best of luck to all high school graduates who must peel their own oranges going forward. God speed.

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