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Published:December 6th, 2013 11:02 EST

A Heartwarming Christmas Story!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A British department store manager said Twitter helped him find a 5-year-old who mailed an apology and payment for breaking a Christmas decoration.

Dominic Joyce, manager of the John Lewis store in Cambridge, said he wanted to find the girl, who signed her note `Faith,` to thank her for the adorable gesture of mailing an apology letter and a $3.27 payment for the Christmas decoration she broke while visiting the store, the Mirror reported Thursday."


The wee girl`s note was concise: To John Lewis Cambridge. I`m sorry I broke a Christmas bauble on Saturday. It cost 2 pounds. Here is the money for it. Sorry again, Faith, age 5.

The word " bauble" isn`t in a 5 -year-old girl`s vocabulary, obviously this letter was written by her mom or dad.

Faith`s parents are instilling the right values in their daughter, by teaching her to take responsibility for her mistakes, inadvertent or not.

This incident makes me think, if I accidentally broke a Christmas ornament at a department store what would I do? I`m afraid I would probably keep on walking as if nothing had happened.

This story makes me feel Christmasy all over, from head to toe. Bless Faith, her parents, the John Lewis store, and all my readers.

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