Tom Hanks comes to the aid of bullied kid called Corona
Corona De Vries is an Australian kid who’s been roundly bullied because children are bastards and he has a big red target of a name. In an attempt to escape reality he wrote a letter to Tom Hanks hoping he was ok (after Hanks contracted Corona) and explaining the bullying.
Hanks has replied with a letter of his own, and a Corona brand typewriter:
“Dear Friend Corona, Your letter made my wife and I feel so wonderful! Thank you for being such a good friend – friends make friends feel good when they are down… You are the only person I’ve ever known to have the name Corona – like the ring around the sun, a crown… I saw you on TV, even though I was back in the USA already – and all healthy. Even though I was no longer sick, getting your letter made me feel even better. I thought this typewriter would suit you. I had taken it to the Gold Coast, and now, it is back – with you… Ask a grown up how it works. And use it to write me back.”
“PS! You got a friend in ME!”
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