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A message from a boy who died 15 years ago was found in a bottle

A message from a boy who died 15 years ago was found in a bottle

“It was like a voice from heaven… a sign that he was taking care of his parents,” Billy Mitchell told the portal. USAT today Bottled with a message received while working on the Yazoo River in Mississippi, USA.

While the man was with other colleagues, a green bottle dropped on a boat caught his attention. He took it in his hands and realized there was something inside and decided to open it.

Despite the dampness, he managed the paper, and inside he found a text with some clear words that made him understand that it was a message written by a child.

They tried to understand what the document was saying but failed, they could only recognize that it was a boy’s class work. Oxford CountyMississippi, in 1989.

With the little data they could get, they decided to post the discovery on social networks to find the owner of the message. But they never imagined that this discovery would bring happiness to a family.

The sender of the message

Dr. Eric Dahl was at church when he got the call, and even though he doesn’t use the phone if he’s in this room, he decided to answer it because he was on duty and thought it was an emergency.

On the other end of the line, an acquaintance of Dahl told him about an ad for Mitchell’s company on social media. This is how he learned of the existence of the message written by his son Brian Dahl at the age of eleven.

Brian was born in 1977 and was the doctor’s first child with his wife Melanie. In 1989, when he was 11 years old, his literature teacher had each student write their data with a personal message and drop it into the Little Tallahatchie River in a bottle.

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33 years later, Brian’s bottle was found in the Yazoo River, which, according to his father, was a divine message. His son died in 2007, at the age of 29.

“It’s amazing what happened. It’s a gift from above. We’re a prayer family and it’s part of God’s providence,” the man said, the ‘Lexington Herald-Leader’ reported.

The man insisted that Billy Mitchell and his companions sent his son back to him because seeing the letter was like holding his son close again. So the Dahl family plans to visit Mitchell and the others to thank them and pick up the bottle.

“It’s a beautiful thing to see something that instantly brings people together, just like Brian brought people together. It’s a testament to what was and is,” said the North Mississippi Regional Center doctor.

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