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Sweet message to the Queen left by grieving royal fan leaves social media users in tears

A touching message to the Queen left by a grieving royal fan who insisted that the ‘pain is unbearable’ has left social media users in tears – with some saying it ‘perfectly describes the nation’s feelings’.

At royal residences across the UK, thousands of people have left heartfelt tributes to Her Majesty after she died aged 96 at Balmoral on Thursday.

But one of the notes has gone viral and left social media users in tears after ‘truly capturing everyone’s feelings’.

The message, written by royal reporter Rick Petrachi and placed inside a plastic wallet to keep it safe from the rain, read: ‘It hurts, ma’am. It hurts so bad. We’re not ready to bid you farewell.

A touching message to the Queen left by a grieving royal fan who insisted that the ‘pain is unbearable’ has left social media users in tears – with some saying it ‘perfectly describes the nation’s feelings’

‘You have taught us everything, except how to live in your absence. Our hearts are shattered in pieces. A world without you is simply unimaginable.

‘A Britain without its Platinum Queen is unimaginable,’ it said, adding that Her Majesty is ‘irreplaceable’.

The note continued: ‘Wherever you are, never stop guiding and protecting us like you have done all these years. 

‘Wake us up and tell us this is just another bad dream because the pain is unbearable. After all, like Philip to you, you were our strength and stay.’

The tribute concluded by thanking the late monarch for her ‘love’ and insisted that she will be ‘forever in our hearts’.

The message, written by royal reporter Rick Petrachi (pictured) and placed inside a plastic wallet to keep it safe from the rain, read: 'It hurts, ma’am. It hurts so bad. We’re not ready to bid you farewell'

The message, written by royal reporter Rick Petrachi (pictured) and placed inside a plastic wallet to keep it safe from the rain, read: ‘It hurts, ma’am. It hurts so bad. We’re not ready to bid you farewell’

Social media users were quick to praise the message, with one writing: 'Such beautiful words, I’m sure she feels them.'

Social media users were quick to praise the message, with one writing: ‘Such beautiful words, I’m sure she feels them.’

‘Hope you’re watching us eating your marmalade sandwich,’ it added, referring to the Queen’s skit with Paddington Bear for her Jubilee Celebrations in June.

Sharing his note on Twitter, Rick said: ‘I’ve spent the past three days in denial and then today found the courage to go and leave my tribute to the great woman The Queen was. 

‘It hurts so bad but I find comfort that you found your peace. May you rest in peace, Ma’am. I can now say: God Save The King!’

Social media users were quick to praise the message, with one writing: ‘Such beautiful words, I’m sure she feels them.’

Another said: ‘Perfectly put! Brought tears to my eyes,’ while a third added: ‘Oh wow you made me cry. Such touching words, you truly captured everyone’s feelings.’

The bearer party carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II to a hearse as they prepare to depart from St Giles Cathedral

The bearer party carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II to a hearse as they prepare to depart from St Giles Cathedral

Princess Anne watches as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken to a hearse as it departs St Giles' Cathedral

Princess Anne watches as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken to a hearse as it departs St Giles’ Cathedral

A photo of the note was also shared on Instagram by a fan, who wrote, according to The Sun: ‘This perfectly sums up how we all feel. I really do wish she left us a recorded goodbye message. Rest on our dearest Lilibet.’

The post received at least 4,000 likes, with one person commenting: ‘I was barely holding it together, but then that last sentence, I lost it again.’

Another said: ‘Whoever wrote that beautiful message… our thanks. True to every word. She is irreplaceable and it’s difficult to imagine the UK without a Queen.’

King Charles III and the Queen Consort, his sons Princes William and Harry and their wives Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle are among senior members of the Royal Family who will receive the late Queen after she made her last journey from her beloved Scotland to her home of 70 years, Buckingham Palace – where she will spend one final night.

The Queen’s coffin being carried into the hearse by pallbearers outside St Giles’ Cathedral

The hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II makes its way up the Royal Mile

The hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II makes its way up the Royal Mile

The RAF Globemaster C-17 plane carrying Her Majesty’s coffin from Edinburgh landed at RAF Northolt in west London at around 6.55pm this evening, after she spent 24 hours in St Giles’ Cathedral where tens of thousands of mourners paid their respects to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.

Prime Minister Liz Truss and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace were assembled on the tarmac at the military base alongside members of the Guard of Honour.

The bearer party will then carry the Queen from the aircraft to the waiting state hearse to begin the journey by road along the A40 towards Buckingham Palace.

When she arrives at the palace, a further guard of honour will be formed by the King’s Guard as the coffin arrives at the Grand Entrance. There, she will be received by the King and Queen, the Prince and Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – who have reportedly called a truce in their feud – among other members of the Royal Family.

The Queen will stay in the Palace overnight before she is transported to the Palace of Westminster, where she will lie in state until Monday, September 19 – the day of her state funeral at Westminster Abbey and burial at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.



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