Writing a letter to Santa is an age-old holiday tradition. And while most kids will probably be asking for the latest games console this year, Sarah McCammon, a reporter for NPR, recently decided to share her son's slightly more morbid letter on Twitter...
The letter reads:
"Santa i'm only doing this for the class. I know your notty list is emty. And your good list is emty. and your life is emty. You don't know the trouble i've had in my life. Good bye."
"I'm not telling you my name."
The "troubles" he's having? Normal kid stuff.
PS - the "troubles" in his life? His brother. Don't call child services. 😂— Sarah McCammon NPR (@sarahmccammon) 3 December 2017
Apparently Twitter users have similarly dark children...
LOLOL. Love your little skeptic.— Cleo’s Hat (@CleopatrasHat) December 3, 2017
Similarly, in 2nd grade, my daughter's response to a personal essay assignment was, “I do not like to share personal details.” 🤣🤣 She is my “spicy child.”
That much existential angst in a 6 year old is amazing. As a parent of older kids I feel free to warn you, the teen years may be a challenge!— Campiee4 (@campiee4) December 4, 2017
I have four kids, the youngest of whom is 15, which makes me a bit of an expert in the scorn department. And all I can say is well done! He's only six, and I feel it dripping off the page! Love the smiley face in the corner for added impact, btw.— Maggie League Dugan (@03maggield) December 4, 2017
I think the six-year-old is destined for a career in journalism. Awesome.— KANtext (@KANtext) December 4, 2017