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Ontario police are looking into the origin of a appalling, hate-filled letter sent to a woman caring for an autistic child. The anonymous writer addressed the child in a number of disparaging and disgusting ways, referring to him as a “wild animal kid” and suggesting he be euthanized.

Karley Begley, the mother of the child broke down as she tried to read the letter in an interview. The letter was reposted on Twitter by Lennon and Maisy, stars of ABC’s ‘Nashville’. It has since been retweeted over 4,000 times.

Quoting the letter…

I also live in this neighbourhood and have a problem!!!! You have a kid that is mentally handicapped and you consciously decided that it would be a good idea to live in a close proximity neighgbourhood like this???? You selfishly put your kid outside everyday and let him be a nothing but a nuisance and a problem to everyone else with that noise polluting whaling he constantly makes!!! That noise he makes when he is outside is DREADFUL!!!!!!!!!! It scares the hell out of my normal children!!!!!!!!!

CityNews reports that the neighborhood is fully supportive of the Begley family in their quest to determine who wrote and sent the letter. Reaction from Twitter has been swift, as well…

Read more here.

Source: Yahoo

(Thanks to @No_Cut_Card for his assistance with this story.)