The following story is worth telling, even though it will break your heart.
In the video featured here, we learn about Leland Shoemake, a six-year old in Georgia who tragically died last Friday after a month-long battle with a brain infection.
According to Leland’s mom, she and her husband returned home soon after saying goodbye to their son, only to be blown away by what they found.
"When Tim and I came home for the first time to get him clothes to be buried in, this is the note we found from him on the table in the living room," she wrote.
As you can see in this news report, the note reads “Still with you. Thank you mom and dad. Love."
"We have no idea when he wrote it but you can tell he was always a special child," concluded Leland’s mom. "We will love you forever Leland. Sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite!"
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Shoemake family, but hopefully Mom and Dad can find some comfort in the knowledge that they raised an amazing child.