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Kind-hearted Christmas gesture moves heartbroken Keady family to tears

A kind-hearted Christmas gesture from a young child has moved a heartbroken Keady family to tears.

Grania McGleenan – grandmother to little baby Hunter who tragically died in November at just 11-months-old – said she wanted to highlight the magnificent deed to show how grateful her and the family are.

The note, presumably written by a young child who saved up their pocket money, was placed on top of a large bag of shopping and placed outside Grania’s front door, read: “Every year I save up my pocket money to help a family that’s been through hard times. This year I chose you. It’s not a lot but I hope it helps. Merry Christmas.”

Grania also lost her mother Ann just over 24 hours after little Hunter’s death, plunging her and the family further into grief.

However, an undoubtedly difficult Christmas was made that little bit easier thanks to this selfless give from such a tender-hearted youngster.

Posting the note on social media on Sunday, Grania said: “This brought tears to my eyes today; our door knocked around 4.30pm and when we answered there was a large bag of shopping sitting at the door but no one was there.

“Whoever left this immediately left and we didn’t see who it was but they left this note in the top of the bag.

“To this little person if you’re reading this thank you so very, very much it was such a lovely thing to do.

“I’m sure your parents are so very proud of you, as they should be. Thank you so much petal. Can my friends please share this as maybe this child’s parents might see it and  tell their child we are truly grateful.”

The true spirit of Christmas right there.

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