dept. of tiny miracles: 100-year-old letter to santa found in a chimney

The Irish Times reported an amazing story of a 100 year-old letter to Santa found tucked in a Dublin chimney. It was found by the house’s current occupant, John Byrne, who works in the building industry.

“At that time, the fireplaces were made of brick with a shelf on either side,” Byrne. “The letter was found on one of the shelves.”

It makes some simple, very specific requests:

“I want a baby doll and a waterproof with a hood and a pair of gloves and a toffee apple and a gold penny and a silver sixpence and a long toffee”…

…and wishes Santa “Good Luck” a couple of times.

That it survived only slightly scorched is a tiny, sweet miracle.

 

What would be on your list?

 

via BoingBoing

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One Response to dept. of tiny miracles: 100-year-old letter to santa found in a chimney

  1. Elizabeth 12.22.2011 at 10:39pm #

    How wonderful. Thank you for posting this sweet story.

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