A Text Message Conversation Between A Woman And Her Late Father

A 23-year-old woman, who has been texting her dead father’s phone every day for four years finally gets a text back from the same number. She realizes that the text messages she thought she’s been sending to her late father were actually received by a bereaved man who lost his daughter in a car crash.

Here’s how it happened…

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Four years ago, Chastity Patterson, 23 years of age, from Newport, Arkansas lost her father. Apparently, she hard time dealing with this loss that she texted his phone every day to share updates on her life with him. One fateful day, she sent a long message and shockingly, got a response from the number she’s been texting and it turned out to be a bereaved man who had lost his daughter in a car crash.

The shocking discovery

The fateful day was on a Thursday, the night before the fourth anniversary of his death. She composed a long message to mourn her father’s passing. The beginning of Chastity’s long text read thus; “Hey Dad, it’s ME. Tomorrow is going to be a tough day again!” She sent the message, as usual, without expecting a reply.

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After mentioning all her triumphs, including graduating from college with honors, falling in love, and beating cancer, she received a surprising reply.