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After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

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She had flu-like symptoms in the days leading up to her death, like achy legs and a sore throat, but according to Taylor's father Tim, she tested negative.


Not to mention nerdy. Past Taylor wanted to make sure Doctor Who was still on the air. And if not at least wanted to know what number regeneration they ended on.


"She liked doing quirky things and she liked doing meaningful things, she always created stuff," Tim said. "The fact that she wrote this letter wasn't a surprise, but what she wrote was."

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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