"Please accept this letter as official verification of a lost tooth and provide the standard monetary exchange rate you normally use for a real tooth."
When Gavin, a five-year-old from British Columbia, accidentally lost a tooth at school, his vice principal decided to step in and write a letter to the Tooth Fairy to ensure that his student would still get the customary visit and payment from the mythical tooth collector.
“Today one of Gavin’s [teeth] fell out while he was getting ready to eat lunch,” wrote Shandee Whitehead, the vice principal at Hart Elementary School. “Unfortunately it was lost in the classroom, and despite the heroic efforts of a fearless search team, we were unable to recover it. As a trained Vice-Principal and hobby dentist, I can verify that there is definitely a gap in Gavin’s teeth that was not there this morning when he came in. Please accept this letter as official verification of a lost tooth and provide the standard monetary exchange rate you normally use for a real tooth.”
Shandee also wrote that the Tooth Fairy should feel free to reach out if they have any further questions regarding Gavin’s missing tooth, along with a hilarious attempt to get the Tooth Fairy to pay up on a 20-year-old debt.
“PS — I am still waiting for the money for my wisdom teeth from 2000,” Shandee wrote in the postscript. “Please pay as soon as possible. I have bills to pay.”
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