US actor Tom Hanks has written a letter and sent a Corona-effect typewriter gift to an Australian boy who talked about he was once bullied thanks to his name – Corona.
Corona De Vries, 8, first wrote to the Toy Tale actor and his wife Rita Wilson after they fell ill with the virus in Queensland.
„I heard on the details you and your wife had caught the coronavirus,“ the boy wrote. „Are you OK?“
He added that he beloved his name but was once being called „coronavirus“ at faculty.
„I rating very sad and offended when folks name me this,“ he wrote.
In response, Hanks replied with a letter that began: „Dear Buddy Corona“.
„Your letter made my wife and I delight in so beautiful! Thank you for being this form of factual honest correct friend – chums fabricate chums feel factual when they are down.“
Hanks and Wilson are each and each lend a hand in the US after spending about three weeks recovering from the virus on the Gold Wing in March.
The Oscar-worthwhile actor educated the boy: „You’re the correct person I’ve ever known to gain the name Corona – admire the ring across the solar, a crown.“
He additionally sent a Corona-effect typewriter, which he had stale all over his quarantine in the city.
„I idea this typewriter would suit you,“ he talked about. „I had taken it to the Gold Wing, and now, it is miles lend a hand – with you. Ask a grown up how it works. And exhaust it to write me lend a hand.“
The De Vries family educated Australian media outlet Nine News , who helped Corona train his letter to Tom Hanks, that the boy was once enraged to rating a „original honest correct friend in the US“.
Corona reached out to Hanks thanks to his position as Woody in the Toy Tale movies, his family talked about.
Hanks had hand-written on the pause of the letter: „PS! You bought a chum in ME!“ – a reference to the favored movie’s theme song.
Final month, the Hollywood couple travelled to Australia where Wilson gave a series of concerts and Hanks started filming an Elvis Presley biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann.
It be idea the couple can gain shrunk the virus in the US or while travelling to Australia.