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[PHOTOS] Nine Heartwarming Letters These Amazing Parents Wrote To Their Kids

Parents' love for their kids is naturally beautiful, but there's something extremely special about it when the same love is transformed into written words. The very gesture speaks volumes, beyond even the original intent of the letter, and whether handwritten or typed, it carries a certain emotional impact. The following letters exhibit just how much these parents love their kids.

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1. When this incredibly thoughtful mum forgot to buy snacks, she figured love should be enough for her kids

The thoughtfulness in this love note is overwhelming

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2. When this cheeky Mama and Dada 'gave' back a box of cereal to their daughter

Poor little Chela, so easily her parents trick her.

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3. Sly like a fox, this Sherlock-like mum knows exactly how to pamper her child

More like a Sherlock than a mother.

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4. This clever mum, who besides knowing how to bust a rhyme, also knows how to get the house cleaned

A mother's note to her kids to collaborate and help clean the house

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5. Jim Henson, the creator of "The Muppets", left his children with a special, fun-filled last letter. "Life is meant to be fun, and joyous and fulfilling."

We were unable to track down a physical copy of Henson's letter, his words have been immortalised in the book,

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6. This extremely wise father to his daughter on finding "Mr. Right": "It is not, has never been, and never will be your job to keep him interested."

The letter was written in a form of an open-letter posted on several websites.

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7. From Charles Dickens to his youngest son, written over 100 years ago: "Never take a mean advantage of anyone in any transaction, and never be hard upon people who are in your power."

When his youngest and favorite son, Edward Bulwer Lytton, nicknamed Plorn and often referred to by his father as “the noble Plorn” and “the darling Plorn,” left for Australia on September 26th of 1868 to attend university, Dickens had an unexpectedly strong emotional reaction to his departure. Eventually, on Christmas day that year, he penned Plorn this beautiful and timeless letter of advice

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8. Parent Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, hours before their last day on earth, wrote a final letter to their sons, sharing their greatest lessons. "That freedom and all the things that go to make up a truly satisfying and worthwhile life, must sometimes be purchased very dearly."

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg’s sons, Robert, 6, left, and Michael, 10, looking at a 1953 newspaper. They still believe their parents did not deserve to die.

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We could not trace the original hand-written letter, the content of the letter were posted on listverse website, this is the screenshot of the same.

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9. When Erich lost his dear father to cancer in 2013, he found this lovely letter that his father had written to him on his first day of school back in 1979. "Remember always to be good to people and be good to yourself."

The handwritten letter from Erich's father.

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Are you a parent? Consider writing your own letter to your kids. Here's how to start:

With AIA's Letters for the Future, you can write a letter to your kid(s) and it will be packaged as a beautiful time capsule for them to open when they are older. Find more about it here

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