In 2019 A Cancer Sufferer Listed His VCR On Ebay, And The Elderly Buyer Sent A Thank You Letter

Matt Shoukry has made quite the business for himself selling items on eBay. So it seems likely that he’d never usually give much thought to the people buying his products. But that perhaps all changed in February 2019 when he sold a VCR player to an elderly customer – and received an emotional letter in response.

Image: Matt Shoukry via BBC

This story begins in 2018. At that time, you see, Shoukry – who hails from St Louis, Missouri – had his world turned upside down when he received a cancer diagnosis. And as a result, he was forced to quit his job so that he could prioritize what was important: undergoing treatment.

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