Dear Mommy & Daddy,

I know I may not show it all of the time, but you guys mean the world to me and I love you both so much. I am so indescribably thankful for everything you have done for me, and I’m really sorry I don’t always treat you with the respect that I should.

I appreciate everything you risked and sacrificed for me. I am greatly inspired by both of your lives - to know where you came from, a world of war and hardships I could never understand, makes me appreciate my life so much more. I want to repay you for the privileged life you gave me, and the only way I know how is to make you proud. It is one of the biggest motivations in my life and I really don’t want to let you guys down.

Thank you for everything. For supporting me through college and graduate school, for reassuring me when my confidence is low, for loving me unconditionally, and for encouraging me to live the best life I can. You guys are more than understanding, and it breaks me heart when I make you sad.

I can’t wait until I can make you both really proud, and repay you for everything you’ve done for me.

Love,
Mai Tram

2 Responses to “Day 24 - A letter to your parents”


  1. This is really touching, it’s like something I would say to my parents. This really tugged at my heart :)


  2. aww, thank you for the comment! i really want to send the letter to my parents now haha.

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