Mom writes sign to thief who stole toddler’s pumpkin

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Have you have ever fallen victim to the pumpkin-smashing thief who heartlessly steals the Halloween pumpkin you put so much effort and pride into carving. If so, you can probably relate to this mother.

After Becky Reina’s 2-year-old’s pumpkin was stolen, the mother posted a special sign on the family’s front porch.

“Pumpkins get smashed, pumpkins get stolen, of course. I was really just mad because it was only his pumpkin,” Reina said.

So the frustrated mother wrote her sentiments down on a sign to address the pumpkin thief directly.

“Thank you for the life lesson, this will help teach him that sometimes people are mean for no reason, and you have to just brush it off,” it began.

Reina then added a piece of her mind writing, “Because my son is two years old and cannot read the sign, I will add, you are an ***hole.”

Reina’s neighbors agree with her message, and hope the thief gets the chance to read it.

“This person needs to be found, and they should read the sign, and they should recognize that what they did was wrong,” neighbor Jamal Edwards said.

“I do hope they see the sign, and I hope they feel bad about it,” Reina said.




  • Rick Shropshire

    You’re talking about punk teenage kids who don’t give a crap. This is a thrill ride for them. You don’t really expect anything out of this other than to gain sympathy and attention from your neighbors, do you? I can guarantee you… I can promise you… nothing will ever become of this, but I do hope this made you feel better, and the attention you seek is satisfactory. They may see your sign, but they aren’t gonna do anything but laugh as yopu are feeding into their thrill. Just let it go next time.

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