Man shares letter from President George H.W. Bush

A man remembers the kindness of President George H.W. Bush

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - At age 15, he received an inspirational letter from President George H.W. Bush.

Chad Porter, a motivational speaker, shared the letter in a post on Facebook.

Thank you President Bush for your service and love for others. Thank you for taking time to write a 15 yo kid 27 years ago, it meant so much! My prayers are with your family.

Posted by Chad Porter Motivational Speaker on Sunday, December 2, 2018

Today on First at Four, Porter said the president wrote to him after he was in a water skiing accident that took one of his legs.

Porter explained how much the letter, along with others from people like legendary UNC basketball coach Dean Smith, meant to him during his recovery.

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