Terminally-Ill Lad Receives 100,000 Birthday Cards From Strangers

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A terminally ill lad asked for post from strangers for his birthday and was slightly overwhelmed when he received 100,000 cards and presents yesterday.

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Danny Nickerson, six, was feeling lonely after he had to leave his kindergarten because of an inoperable tumour, so Carley, his mum, wrote a letter to their local paper with the request two weeks ago.

Carley said: “We are shocked and speechless. This is unbelievable. We’re going to be opening these for a long time.”

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Danny, who lives near Boston, Massachusetts, was diagnosed last October and was given only 18 months to live.

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The cards and gifts came flooding by the truckload to his post office, some from as far away as Japan.

Amazing.

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