A loving son books a vacation for his parents. But the corona virus thwarts the travel plans. The son now addresses her with a heartbreaking letter.
- David Lloyd wanted to do something good for his parents and booked a vacation for them for the diamond wedding.
- The effects of the corona virus * then caused him to cancel the booking.
- To give hope, Lloyd sent a heart-warming message to his parents.
Man with poignant message after his parents' vacation was canceled due to corona virus
Lloyd's parents were excited about the trip , as he reported to the portal Mirror. They had even checked the days until their vacation on the calendar, the suitcase was already in the guest room. They were ready to go on vacation at any moment.
But things turned out very differently: The holiday had to be canceled due to the global travel restrictions and border closures caused by the corona virus . The parents were very disappointed, explained Lloyd, who works for Eurocamp, a provider for around 190 campsites across Europe.
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For this reason, he decided to write a letter that should cheer up and give hope . In his text he wrote: "My mom and dad will celebrate their diamond wedding at Easter. And in addition to the big family celebration that I had planned, I invited them to one of our places in Brittany. It was what they always wanted . (...) Born during World War II, living through the three-day week and a million other mini-disasters, spoiling me with more than 20 summer vacations, every year, without exception, giving me as much time as possible And now it's my turn. Time to give them the only gift they wished for - that we were together in the sun for a week, like in the old days. Time - this good that my parents ( and surely yours too) suddenly have to deal with in a completely new way, as they are asked to withdraw from the world. By their loved ones. (...) Both literally counted down the days (and I literally mean - they marked them on their Kale in the kitchen with mom's bingo marker). (…) I want to be honest with you: when I booked the vacation, I was very pleased, but also a little worried about the whole thing. Only the three of us. In a mobile home, with disturbed Wi-Fi and the known unpredictable Breton weather. "
But now, Lloyd continues, there was no longer any vacation, which made him rethink . He went on to write: "And now, of course, there is no longer a holiday. At least not this spring. And I hate that I was annoyed, if only a little, because at the moment I want more than anything else in the world that it would be. (…) All the things you just never have time to really focus on, until they're gone and you wish you had looked better before it was too late (...) The moments that pull you out of everyday life and take you to a kind of eternity for a fleeting moment. You just don't notice it at this moment. "
In conclusion, he wrote what was needed after the corona virus crisis: "We will all need vacation. Because when it is over, it is exactly the kind of medicine that we will all need."
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