A letter and a package containing a Corona-typewriter: so the "star of kindness" Tom Hanks consoled an eight-year-old Australian boy named Corona De Vries, who had written to him - knowing he was isolated in Australia, where he was in quarantine for Covid-19, with his wife Rita Wilson - desperate for bullying jokes. "I heard that you and your wife have coronavirus: how are you?" So began the letter from the boy, from Helensvale, in Queensland, which he then said: I always liked my name, but now my friends even make fun of me in chat and call me Coronavirus, and I am "sad and angry".
"Dear friend Corona," replies the star in a typed letter which then ended up in local newspapers after the boy received it. "Your letter was magnificent for me and my wife! Thanks: you have been a great friend. Friends raise their friends when they are sad.
I saw you on TV, even though I had already returned to the United States and was fine. Even though I was no longer sick, receiving your letter made me feel even better. You know, you're the only person I've ever known to be called Corona - just like the ring that surrounds the sun, a crown. I thought this typewriter was right for you. I had taken her with me to the Gold Coast, where she has now returned to be with you. Ask an adult how it works and use it to answer me. " Even more tear-jerking the post scriptum. "P. S .: I am your friend! T. "