A Kid Wrote To Car Companies Asking For Merch – But He Got Way More Than He Bargained For

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Patch Hurty had big dreams when he penned a batch of letters to car companies, asking them if they would send him badges from their vehicles. In fact, the youngster had no idea what sort of treasures he might get in return. But when the responses started to flood in, the little boy got a lot more than he could ever have imagined.

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Like many young children, Patch has a passion for cars. From pushing toy trucks around at home to watching real vehicles whizz past the windows of his house, the little boy just can’t get enough of motors. And one day, a chance discovery near Patch’s house sparked his interest in automobiles that bit further.

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You see, in 2018 Patch’s mom Lindsay happened upon a Ford logo on the sidewalk near her home in Connecticut, while she was out walking one day. It appeared as though the badge must have come tumbling off a vehicle that had been driving through their neighborhood.

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