Old Letter in a Chimney – level 3

03-10-2022 15:00

Builders found a 74-year-old Christmas letter by accident in England when they were tearing down an old chimney. They said that they normally find old newspapers, matchboxes, cigarettes or boxes but nothing like this.

One of the builders posted a picture of the letter on Facebook to show how times have changed – kids today ask a lot more than just chalk, slippers and any toy that Santa had to spare. Since the letter was online, the now-grown-up little boy who wrote the letter got in touch.

Although the boy’s letter may not have been answered all those years ago, the builders decided in the Christmas spirit to gift him those presents that he longed for when he was a little boy.

Difficult words: spare (if you can spare something, you do not need it), spirit (feeling).

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