This Teacher Received An Emotional Letter From A Student And People On Twitter Have A Lot Of Feelings About It

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If you’ve ever been lucky enough to have an amazing teacher, you know how life-changing they can be. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is just to say goodbye by the time summer break comes around.

Take this fifth grade teacher, for example. He didn’t realize the impact he had until a student wrote him this letter at the end of the school year.

The letter read:

To Mr. J
Thank you for being an awesome teacher and for being amazing! This school year was so fun and I enjoyed it because if you.
I wish more teachers was like you. I will never forget you. I look at you like my dad. I never met my real dad but it okay because you treat me like I’m your son.
You make me so happy. Always feeding me when I am hungry and hug me when I am sad. I will never forget you Mr. J. I love you and I will never forget about you!
Love Markus

Ugh, my heart.

Twitter was full of feelings about the note.

In fact, some Twitter users have decided to give back to the teacher for everything he’s done for his students.

The note was a reminder to many about why people become teachers — it’s for more than just the paycheck.

I’m not tearing up, you’re tearing up. Now excuse me while I go find all my old teachers on Facebook and send them overdue messages explaining how much they meant to me. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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