Woman texts dead father’s phone and gets heartwarming response from stranger four years later

Woman texts deceased father, gets heartwarming response from stranger

To her surprise, on the fourth anniversary of his death and after four years of meesages, someone replied - and the response will warm your heart!

Chastity Patterson

For more than four years, Chastity Patterson sent her father regular updates on her life as a way to keep his memory alive.

The 23-year-old sent the messages as a way to stay connected to her late father, Jason Ligons. The daily text messages were sent for almost four years with no reply, until recently when Patterson to received an emotional reply from a man named Brad, who was grieving after losing his own daughter in a car crash.

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This response happened on the fourth anniversary of Ligons' death.

Patterson's message read: ‘Hey Dad, it’s ME. Tomorrow is going to be a tough day again!’ In the text message, she further details her triumphs, including graduating college and beating cancer.

Brad’s message read: ‘Hi sweetheart, I am not your father, but I have been getting all your messages for the past four years. I look forward to your morning messages and your nightly updates. When you text me, I know it’s a message from God. I’m sorry you lost someone so close to you, but I have listened to you over the years and I have watched you grow and go through more than anyone.'


Screengrab / Chastity Patterson.

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