For takng the initiative to pen a note to his teacher, a kind student has been praised online.
The teacher was overwhelmed with emotion when she was handed a heart-felt note from one of her young students.
Daily Post reports that the teacher, Gemma Dunne, who worked at St Michael’s Primary School in Glasgow, was devastated after her pet pooch Charlie passed away.
Following the sad news, the teacher returned to work where she received a heartwarming surprise.
The schoolboy simply identified as Callum penned a touching tribute for Charlie and handed it to Ms Dunne.
The letter contained an acrostic poem dedicated to the late dog.
Adorably, he declared that the dog “was special” and “in a better place”.
The note read: “To Mrs Dunne, sorry if you don’t like it or it makes you emotional.
“I’m sorry about your dog. I want to say that your dog was cheeky, happy, adorable, relative, lucky, incredible and energetic.
“But most of all I know your dog was special and your dog is in a better place and is looking over you.
“Charlie was a great dog. From Callum.”
After the teacher’s daughter Lucie uploaded snaps of the poem online, it soon swept the web.
More than 111,000 people have liked the post, which has also racked up 21,000 retweets.
Many praised the kid for showing such kindness to Mrs Dunne.
Others praised Callum’s parents for teaching him to be so sympathetic at a young age.
One Twitter user said: “Whoever Callum’s parents are they need a good pat on the back for raising a lovely, thoughtful child.”
Another added: “So sad to hear about the dog but bless little Callum!
“I hope that he stays sweet even when he grows up, the world needs people like him.
“His parents are bringing him up well.”
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