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'Britain's Best Postie' Delivers Letter From Santa

A mailman in the UK went above and beyond for a 7-year-old girl who wanted to mail her Christmas wish list to Santa in the North Pole.

7 year old girl's letter to Santa
Credit: Jonny Wilson / Facebook

With her mother's help, Alanah wrote out her Christmas list, placed it into an envelope and addressed accordingly. Mailman Jonny Wilson said Alanah was waiting at the door for him when he arrived to personally hand him the letter so that she could be sure it was on its way to Father Christmas and his elves.

"The look of excitement just pulled on my heartstrings. I just couldn't let the letter be destroyed knowing she wouldn't receive a reply," Wilson told The Mirror.

"On Sunday I woke up and started looking for some templates online and I managed to find a great one. So on Monday, I printed it, popped it in an envelope and took it with me so I could post it back to Alanah on the day."

The letter read:

Dearest Alanah,

It's almost time for me to pack up my sleigh and hit the skies with Rudolph and all the other reindeers. I have been checking my nice list, and Mrs Claus and I were happy to see you on the list this year! Remember to go to bed early on Christmas Eve. No peeking! Also, leave out carrots for the reindeers and cookies and milk for me. We get very hungry delivering toys to all the good girls and boys all over the world. I hope you keep on being your parents' pride and joy, plus an inspiration to other kids.

Your Friend, Santa Claus

P.S. I loved last year's cookies.

Any chance you have more of those?"

Alanah's mother said she couldn't believe it when Jonny delivered a response from Santa.

"Alanah was so over-the-moon and excited when she received a response in the post. Jonny could definitely be Britain’s best postie," she added.


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