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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! 12 year old Taylor Smith died suddenly of pneumonia on January 5th. It's sad that she had to die at such a young age but she's not making all these headlines because of her death. It's what she did before her death that has the whole world mourning over the passing of this one little girl. A couple months before her death she wrote a two page letter to her future self. She promised herself that she wouldn't open it until the year 2023 but because of the tragic circumstances, her future self  won't be able to read the letter.

Today News reports that Taylor Scout Smith of Tennessee wrote the letter to her 22 year old self. The letter is relatively simple but the content is heartbreaking. "Is Doctor Who still on the air?" she asks her adult self. "You should go watch some Doctor Who!" In the letter, Taylor congratulates herself on graduating high school and asks, “Are you [we] in college?” She even gave her future self a little bit of healthy advice encouraging herself to stay strong. "Remember, it’s been 10 years since I wrote this. Stuff has happened, good and bad," Taylor wrote. "That’s just how life works, and you have to go with it." She even talks about her faith in God. You can check out the letter in full on Facebook by clicking here.

If this story didn't make you tear up then I don't know what will. Her family became very saddened by her sudden death but they are glad that Taylor's story was able to inspire so many people. The letter was initially written to a Taylor Smith of the future but maybe it was just meant to be a letter to the world. Maybe the world needed to see this. We wouldn't have known about it otherwise. Will Doctor Who still be on TV in 2023? It most likely will be if all goes well. That's the only thing that we can really account for in her letter. I'm sure that she would have made it to college though but we'll never know. RIP Taylor Smith. My name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.