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Experience description:  

My Dad came to  visit me from CA when I was 13 and ended up dyeing of a cocaine overdose while he was in town.  He had a drug problem and left our family when I was five.  I was a very depressed child and teenager.  When he died I wrote him a letter with my feelings, telling him how sad I was we would never get to have a relationship. I also told him how I wanted to be there with him because I was so sad I wanted to kill myself.  I told him many things I wanted to say and I ask God and him to please give me a sign that he read the letter.  I folded the letter up and put in in my jewelry box in the top of my closet.  I forgot about it. Then about 2 years later I remembered it when I was with a friend and wanted to show this friend the letter.  So, I got the letter out and there was a star burned out in the middle of the letter.  I wondered if someone had found it and lit it on fire and then blew it out, but I have no idea why anyone would do that. I had never touched the letter or told anyone about it before then.  I believe it was God or my Dad telling me he got the message.  I still have the letter today.

Was this experience difficult to express in words? 

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was probably real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:           I say probably because I have no way of knowing for sure if someone found the letter and burned it and then blew it out, although highly unlikely.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Uncertain   Other people read the letter and saw the mark out of it.