This Morning fans were in tears when a young boy received a reply from Royal Mail to let him know his letter to Heaven was sent safely and soundly.
Jase Copeland, seven, from West Lothian, Scotland, sent a birthday card to his father, who died in 2014.
He and his sister Niamh write letters to their father regularly, but leave them under their pillow for them to be collected – but Jase really wanted to ensure his father’s birthday card got to him on time, so he asked the postman, named Sean Milligan, to send the card up to Heaven.
The young lad received a reply from Royal Mail, which attracted thousands of likes on social media when his mum, Teri, posted it.
He smiled as he talked about his father
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It read: "While we’ve been delivering your post, we became aware of some concerns. So I just wanted to take this opportunity to contact you about how we succeeded in the delivery of your letter, to your dad in heaven.
"This was a difficult challenge avoiding stars and other galactic objects on route to heaven.
"However please be assured that this particular important item of mail has been delivered. Royal Mail’s priority is to get oyr customers mail delivered safely.
"I know how important your mail is to you. I will continue to do all I can to ensure delivery to heaven safely."
Teri read out the letter on the show
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This Morning viewers, who watched Jase explain how excited and happy he was to receive such a note, were left in tears as they watched him open a Christmas gift from the programme.
One said: "The boy that sent his dad a letter in heaven has broke me @thismorning #royalmail this is great if only we could speak to our loved ones in heaven"
Another said: "Aww! How lovely! Well done Royal Mail! #ThisMorning"
Jase loved his present from the show
"Already crying at #ThisMorning, what a beautiful story and such a special act from @RoyalMail that’s clearly made that little boy unbelievably happy," said a third.
This Morning airs weekdays at 10.30am on ITV.
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