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Read the heartwarming letter a boy left on his gay older brother’s pillow

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Erick has the best little brother | Photo: Twitter @erickend

Get ready to have feelings — Erick, a user on Twitter, recently came home to find a letter on his bed. It was written by his youngest brother and it is the sweetest thing.

‘I have something incredibly humbling to share with you,’ user @erickend tweeted. ‘Earlier today, I came home from work, and found a card in an envelope placed on top of my pillow with my name.

‘Inside the envelope was a card/letter handwritten by my youngest brother. He knows and accepts me.’

He then posted a photo of the letter.

The letter Erick received

The letter Erick received | Photo: Twitter @erickend

Annnnnd brb crying.

Dear Erick

This is the letter in its entirety:


I just want you to know that I love you. We don’t have time in this life to be sad or hide who we really are because before you know it, it could be too late. Love whoever you want, just love hard, I support and will support you in any way possible.

I know we’re not the closest, but I just wanna let you know that I know and I don’t [inelgible] because it doesn’t change you as a person.

So if you ever need to get anything off your chest, I’m right here. You don’t have to find your identity alone! I love, I care, and I support you, Erick.

Love, Sean

Positive reactions

Erick posted a follow-up tweet, explaining why he shared it.

‘I felt that I had to share it because maybe I can help someone who has been struggling like I have,’ he finished.

The responses to the letter have been overwhelmingly positive, with people praising Erick’s little brother.

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