Earlier this week, an English rowing club coach in Sutton Coldfield found a note on the gate to the lake where his rowing team practices. The note was neatly folded to the gate with a single long stem red rose and a specific request. The coach and the rowing team then agreed that they would oblige the request of the letter, which required throwing a rose to the lake.
“Please can someone throw this into the lake for me? My late husband ashes are in the lake and I can’t get to the lakeside in my wheelchair anymore and gates are locked. Have to drive back up north tonight. Thank you x” The team was more than happy to complete the request and provide a final resting place for the woman’s late husband.
“This note was left on the gate at the water this afternoon,” the Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School Rowing Club said on Twitter last week, “No name or number left but whoever you are, rest assured your rose is in place in the middle of the lake.” The tweet has since been shared and liked by thousands of people and it quickly went viral.
A photo of the rose floating in the lake was also posted by the club in the hope that whoever wrote the letter would see it. The photo of the rose has also gone viral with 55,000 likes and shares. A lot of people have also commented their support and love that was shown by the widow.