11-year-old’s business fosters hope after family’s loss

By November 1, 2017 No Comments

An 11-year-old’s effort to make sure her college-bound brother knew how much she loved him has turned into a business aimed at helping people connect the old-fashioned way: through handwritten notes.

Bella Geary, who will enter sixth grade at Pocahontas Middle School in Henrico County this fall, wrote the notes as a Christmas gift tailored to topics including “Open when … you miss me,” “Open when … we’ve had a fight” and “Open when … you’re nervous.”

“When I miss him, I know that I’m with him even when I’m not,” Bella said of her brother Michael. “My handwriting is there for him.”

Read the full article at Richmond Times-Dispatch