Twitter user @amorningsting took to Twitter to share a heartfelt, yet sad experience that her father Fernando, a mailman, has recently gone through.

While dogs are known to bark and chase after mailmen, we wouldn’t be surprised if all of the dogs on this mailman’s route looked forward to his arrival.

According to his daughter, Fernando would carry around a bag of milk bones to hand out to the dogs on his route. By this gesture alone, you can tell how kind-hearted Fernando!

This past Monday, his daughter posted a screenshot of the text her dad had sent her, which has since gotten more than 185k retweets and 869k likes. It read: “Awwww just found out one of my buddies passed away yesterday… Gretchen was a huge German shepherd but she was a teddy bear.”


Fernando attached a picture of a note that Gretchen’s family had given him when he stopped at their house during his route, along with a bag of milk bones. The note read: “Gretchen passed away. . .  >> Click To Continue Reading This Story. . .

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