How is it possible a fifth-grader has more game than you? Your crush won’t even look in your general direction, and meanwhile, 10-year-old Cole is straight killing it with this letter to his year-long girlfriend, Sherri.
Sherri’s mom, Nicole Rodriguez, said their relationship started when Cole formed a crush on her in the fourth grade and asked her to the homecoming dance.
Rodriguez told BuzzFeed,
He plays competitive baseball, and she plays competitive soccer, so they go to each other’s games and watch each other. It’s not too much more than that. We go out to dinner as families, but they don’t go on any solo dates or anything.
That is honestly the most supportive thing I have ever heard. The only person who came to my soccer games was my mom, and she hated it.
Tragically, Sherri’s soccer season was cut short on Sunday when she tore her ACL and had to have surgery.
Cole was at the game when she was hurt and told his mother, Brandi Lanclos, he wanted to write her a letter and get her something to make her feel better.
She didn’t realize he had the maturity to write something like this, but the kid’s a natural born Casanova apparently. His mom said,
I thought it was really sweet. And it made me proud to know he can express feeling that way about her.
No one has ever complimented my beautiful smile… (I lost all my teeth trying to seduce a person by trying to fit my entire fist into my own mouth, which I am now told is not very attractive to prospective mates. You live, you learn.)
Here’s Cole’s full letter in case you can’t read it:
I’m so sorry that you broke your knee. I will miss watching you play soccer and I’m sorry that you won’t be able to play softball for a while. But I know you will heal quickly, and I will get to watch you play again soon. Although you can’t play sports, you still make my day when I get to see your beautiful smile.
God has a plan for all of us and sometimes it’s hard for us to understand why thing[s] happen to us. My dad tells me that God only allows things to happen that He knows we can handle. You are a pretty, nice, funny, and strong girl that is also a good friend. You will get through this quickly.
Please let me know how I can help during your recovery. I hope you recover fast and get well soon.
On top of the letter, Cole also brought Sherri a cookie cake and a teddy bear. Will I ever experience a love so pure?
Sherri was at soccer practice, watching from the sidelines, when she saw Cole walking across the pitch. Cole’s mother said,
Her eyes lit up and she started giggling. It was a really sweet moment.
Of her daughter’s relationship with Cole, Rodriguez told BuzzFeed,
He told her from the very get-go that he loves that she’s funny, cute, sporty, she has a good personality, and that’s what he really loves about her. I think it’s really sweet that they have that connection.