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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! I recommend that you grab a tissue before reading this article because it may make you tear up a little. Or better yet, grab a napkin because that might actually be a bit more relevant to the story. But whatever you decide to grab just prepare yourself for a feels trip. According to reports from Daily Mail, a 44 year old Virginia man by the name of Garth Callaghan has written over 800 napkin notes for his daughter to take to school. He has always been writing napkin notes before school for his 13 year old Emma since kindergarten but he is currently dying of cancer and isn't expected to live very long.

He wrote the 800+ napkin notes to fulfill his promise of giving Emma a daily note until she graduates from high school even if he's not there. "At the end of the day, these notes might be the only thing my daughter has left of me," he tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Doctors say that Callaghan only has an 8% chance of living another 5 years. He was diagnosed with cancer three times in the past two years - kidney cancer twice and prostate cancer once.


"My daughter’s a teenager now, so at some point, the notes might cease to be cool," he said. But at this point, "for her and I, this is a special thing that we share." 

I can't show you all the notes because there's a whole lot of them but here's just a few. You can see more by clicking here

"Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet"

"Do or do not. There is no try. —Yoda"

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. —B. Franklin"

"Dear Emma, Everything in moderation. Except Awesome. You can never have too much Awesome. Love, Dad"

"Dear Emma, Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into your eyes and realize I've already created one. Love, Dad"

If Callaghan loses his battle with cancer his daughter will definitely miss him but she won't miss those daily napkin notes from her good old dad. However, if Callaghan does manage to survive until his daughter graduates then he'll just have tons more saved up for when she hits college. Good looking out man, good looking out. I salute Callaghan for being awesome and as the father said to his daughter "you can never have too much Awesome." Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.