Skip Nav
Parenting
This Is the 1 Thing Kids Want From Their Parents
Parenting
Why This Photo of a Little Girl Standing on a Toilet Will Keep You Up at Night
Parenting
The Rock's Post About Diaper Duty Is Equal Parts Adorable and Hilarious

9-Year-Old in Hawaii Finds Message in a Bottle From Oregon Boy

9-Year-Old in Hawaii Finds Message in a Bottle From Oregon Boy

We were charmed by the story of 10-year-old Thomas Craig, who tossed a bottle containing a message into the ocean off the coast of Oregon a year ago. Nearly a year later, 9-year-old Trinity Ballesteros found it as she was beach combing in Hawaii, 2,000 miles away.

Thomas never expected anyone to find the message. In fact, he thought the bottle had broken and sunk when it hit his grandfather's boat as he threw it in the ocean.

His note read: "Dear finder of my message, my name is Thomas and I live in Oregon. I'm ten years old and this week I'm salmon fishing deep in the ocean. I would like to hear from you." Trinity responded by email (Thomas had provided his mom's email address), and the two now plan to become pen pals.

Read More

Would you write a message in a bottle? What would it say?

Image Source: Mykl Roventine via Flickr

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, POPSUGAR.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Kylie Jenner Wears the Same Outfit as Chantel Jeffries, Finds a Gray Hair, World Doesn't End
Should Stepmoms Go By Mom?
Benefits of Delaying Umbilical Cord Cutting
Parent-Teacher Conference Tips From Teachers
Grade-School Girls Get Book Deal
Family of 14 Finds Freedom in an RV (VIDEO)

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
X