SALEM, ore. – The Governor of Oregon has pardoned a fourth-grade boy who stole a hazelnut and a pen during a recent tour of the state Capitol.
Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday, a photo of the boys tweeted think a letter of apology along with the hashtag #cutestmailever and the caption, ‘I can’t forgive, Samuel, do you think Oregonians?’ The tweet immediately got a lot of likes and retweets.
In the pencil-written letter, Samuel explains that he visited the Capitol building on a classroom tour on the 19. April, and took the items.
“These things were not from me and it was wrong for me to take. I am very sad,” he wrote. “I hope you and the people in Oregon can forgive me.”
With the letter of the pen and $1 to cover the cost of the stolen hazelnuts have been added.
In a letter back, said Brown accepted his apology and forgave him on behalf of all Oregonians.
“Oregon is a special place. I hope we can work together to make it hold,” the Governor wrote.
As a last gesture of good will, including you, a new pen for Samuel “to remember this event.”