Ariel, a Doctor Who fan wrote a letter to his dearest Doctor. This letter was accidentally found by Brett Stewart in a used book he bought for $5 at Amazon. He shared it on his page because
“I don’t know who this girl is, but goodness, she does articulate what makes the character so wonderful.”
Read Ariel’s heartwarming and honest message (transcript after the picture)!
My dearest Doctor,
How strange it seems to write you. Like a child writing to Santa. You’re fictional, after all. Nonexistent, made up, invented, pure pretend – and yet, you have impacted my life more heavily than anyone living ever has changed me, Doctor. You’ve taught me to cherish each day, to stand up for what’s right, to never solve problems with anger or weapons, to banish hatred, covet knowledge, laugh, love, smile, and live. That’s it! You’ve taught me to live! For so, so long I’d been trapped in self doubt and self-pity and self loathing. You opened me up. You made me see the world beyond myself. You made me see that even in a gray world there is no lack of life – there are thousands – millions – of shades, hues, and textures all blending into a beautiful mosaic just yearning to be explored! Continue reading