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IN People ON 14 Feb, 2016
Materialistic possessions are treasured when they are so dear to us, no matter how young or old we get. A 6-year-old girl, Holly Crabtree, lost her bracelet to the burglars that robbed her house. And, she wasn't someone to just mourn about it.
So, she wrote this candid letter out to the burglars telling them to "Get a job" and "Follow Christian values".
£3,000 worth of things were looted from her house, including her dearly favorite bracelet. She wasn't afraid of opening up in the letter her insecurity in her own house after this incident.
The family was out on shopping when the burglars broke into their house by smashing down a window. They live in Willenhall, near Wolverhampton. The thieves had turned each room into a nightmare in the search of money, going to the extent of ripping down the lil girl's teddy bears.
They took with them an iPad, a Xbox and a Playstation 3, along with Mrs Crabtree's jewellery and Holly's charm bracelet, which was a baptism gift from her brothers.
"Ever since you burgled my house, I felt like I wasn't safe in my house, like I kept hearing noises, so I thought you might of [sic] come back. You have a high chance of making people not feel safe. The way to get money [is] not by stealing, the way you get money is by getting a job", the innocent wrote.
"When you burgle your [sic] not doing what God wants you to do, your [sic] not even following any Christian values. So please don't be a burglar [sic]."
"I would want to forgive them and find out why they did what they did."
"I'm so proud of Holly as the family has been left feeling extremely vulnerable. Her bracelet, while it has a monetary value, is priceless to our family as it means so much to Holly. She asked if she could be baptised after learning about Christianity in primary school and had her two brothers as godfathers. Her bracelet was from them and some of the guests bought her charms too of a ballet dancer and a butterfly", said Mrs. Crabtree.