Promoted

The Incredibly Offensive Letter Sent To A Mother With An Autistic Son

“A close family friend has an autistic boy and this was an anonymous letter slipped under her door. This is real.” A family in Newcastle, Ontario, receives a hateful letter, prompting the community to rally.

1. Actors and musicians Lennon and Maisy tweeted this letter with the caption: “A close family friend has an autistic boy and this was an anonymous letter slipped under her door. This is real.”

2. The family, from Newcastle, Ontario, is “in shock” reports CityNews Toronto.

View this embed ›

3. Karla Begley, the mother of 13-year-old Max who was diagnosed with severe autism at the age of 2, gave an emotional interview, “Who would say that about a child?”

4. The neighborhood has come together to try and figure out who sent the letter and to also show support for Max and his family.

5. CityNews reports the family is planning on pressing charges.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

heben@buzzfeed.com
Contact Heben Nigatu at heben@buzzfeed.com
 
 
Here Are The Top Stories
  • The gun allegedly used by an undocumented immigrant to shoot and kill a woman on a San Francisco pier last week may have been stolen from a federal agent.
  • Fox has secured the rights to make a movie about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality.
  • Subway has suspended Jared Fogle, the weight-loss guy from their commercials, due to an FBI investigation.
Get The News App

More News

More News

Now Buzzing