Even if you are fortunate to have insurance to cover the monetary value of things taken, no amount of money can replace the sentimental feeling that we may associate with it.
A burglary victim left people in tears as she summed up the sentiment in a powerful but heartbreaking message left on a pole outside their home in a desperate attempt to appeal to the abuser.
A photo, shared on Quora in response to the question “What’s the saddest photo you’ve seen on the internet today?” », Shows the victim’s call only for the return of a memory card in a camera as it contained valuable photos which meant nothing to others.
It reads: “To the man who was in my house and who robbed me.” Keep the money, my DSLR, and whatever else you took.
“But if you have the camera memory card, please, there are photos of my dog from the last day alive on it.” I cannot replace these photos.
“Please throw it on the porch or put it in the mail slot.” Or send it to [an address in Toronto, Canada].
“Please, she passed away a few days ago, I can’t lose those photos either.” “
People were overwhelmed by the message, as one said: “I really hope the victim has recovered the photos. I also hope that the man or women who robbed the house stick their little finger on a sturdy chair leg every day for as long as they live. ”
A second one wrote, “Dude, just give them the memory card back.” Leave it in the mailbox or something. “
And many have shared their own similar experiences, as another explained, “Someone stole my sister’s phone as we were about to pick out flowers for our mother’s funeral. Her phone contained irreplaceable videos and photos of our mother, so it was a bigger loss than I can say. “
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