8-Year-Old Boy Leaves Gift For His Friend, the Postman-The Hand Written Note Says it All

This young man thoughtfully took care of the unsung daily hero in his life.

Carmine and his neighborhood postman, Henry Bailey, had a pretty close relationship. The two would usually exchange a few words before Henry dropped off his family’s mail. Carmine idolized the postman. He even accompanied the Henry on a tour of the post office.

The 8-year-old understood how difficult it was to face the heat and humidity in Virginia during the summer. Day after day he saw Henry brave the scorching temperatures without complaint.

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Carmine decided the postal worker deserved a reward for all his hard work. That summer had been particularly hot, breaking the record for the number of consecutive days that were over 100 degrees. Carmine had a “lightbulb” moment.

He figured Henry might enjoy a few refreshments to take with him while he finished up his mail route. Hoping to help the mailman cool down, Carmine left a red cooler on his front porch filled with ice cold gatorade and water.

Carmine and Henry had a special relationship

Carmine and Henry had a special relationship

“They are really important so people can pay their bills and stuff like that and I didn’t want him to pass out pretty much,” Carmine said.

On top of the red lunchbox, the 8-year-old placed a handwritten note saying, “Dear Mailman: water and gatorade in the cooler. Have a great day!”

Henry was immediately grateful someone had done something so thoughtful. Carmine’s mother happened to record the entire event. See the video below and watch Henry’s excitement after taking a sip.

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Source: Inside Edition

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