When 12-year-old Taylor Smith passed away due to pneumonia-related complications earlier this month, her parents were devastated. When going through her things, however, they discovered a beautiful letter she had written and sealed to be opened in 2023 by her future self. Here is the unedited text:
Nate Bagley was a guy who was sick of love stories. More often than not, he would hear of relationships that were like fairy tales… or ones that ended in a fireball of despair. He wanted to know the truth, not dramatizations. So, he decided to take a big step and figure out this “love” thing. He quit his job and traveled the United States, looking for answers about love.