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The boy wrote that he likes his name, but the bullies made him feel “very sad and angry.”Hanks wrote back on a typewriter, which he had taken to the Gold Coast. Bad news: My wife @ritawilson has won 6 straight hands of Gin Rummy and leads by 201 points. Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, were in Australia when they were diagnosed with the coronavirus last month.
A young fan from the Gold Coast reached out to Hanks after he was experiencing some problems at school.Corona DeVries, 8, was being bullied for his name in light of the coronavirus pandemic. We are all in this together. But I have learned not to spread my Vegemite so thick. No fever but the blahs. “I thought this typewriter would suit you,” Hanks wrote. You got a friend in ME!”
First published on April 24, 2020 / 3:25 PM Folding the laundry and doing the dishes leads to a nap on the couch. Hanx A post shared by Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) on Mar 17, 2020 at 2:19pm PDT
In a nod to a Toy Story classic hit, Hanks added a sweet note to the end of his letter. “P.S. I travelled here with a typewriter, one I used to love. Good News: One week after testing Positive, in self-isolation, the symptoms are much the same. Flatten the curve. Tom Hanks pens heartwarming letter to bullied boy named Corona
By Chevaz Clarke
April 24, 2020 / 3:25 PM
/ CBS News
Tom Hanks surprises boy bullied over his name
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks has found a new penpal after returning to the United States from Australia. And use it to write me back.” View this post on Instagram Hey folks. The 8-year-old was being bullied at school and decided to write to the Hollywood superstar and his wife @RitaWilson, after they were diagnosed with Coronavirus. “You know, you are the only person I’ve ever known to have the name Corona – like the ring around the sun, a crown.” While the letter lifted the spirits of the young boy, Hanks also sent him a surprise gift — his Corona typewriter. “Ask a grown up how it works. He wrote to Hanks saying, “I heard on the news you and your wife had caught the coronavirus,” 9 News reported. .@tomhanks has written a heart-felt letter to a young Helensvale boy named Corona. https://t.co/6l2nzFJNn5 #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/H02WF2dRCx— 7NEWS Gold Coast (@7NewsGoldCoast) April 23, 2020
“Your letter made my wife and I feel so wonderful!” Hanks wrote.