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There’s Christmas heartbreak, and then there’s this gut-wrenching Christmas list from a mystery child, whose letter to her dead father was found in a field in Dunfermline, Scotland and made its way to Twitter.

That town’s local paper, the Dunfermline Press, reports that the tragic letter was found by local man Stuart McColl attached to a balloon. It has since has gone viral on social media, as concerned human beings around the world want to give the child some help — and the presents that he or she asked for.

“Everyone’s getting involved, and we’ve already had people wanting to donate to get these gifts,” McColl said.

The letter reads:

According to a note scribbled in the bottom right corner, it was written on December 1st.

Any tips about who the child is can be sent to