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08/09/2013 05:04 pm ET Updated Sep 06, 2013

Little Sister's Note To Sibling Leaving For College Will Make Your Heart Burst (PHOTO) (UPDATE)

Little sisters tend to get a bad rap for being annoying, but just when you think you're about to rip your hair out, they do something unexpectedly sweet.

Case in point: the below note from college student Jordan Hershberger's adorable little sis.

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Photo credit: Jordan Hershberger

Hershberger provided some background in an e-mail to the Huffington Post:

I was at my mom's house that night (my parents are divorced) and my stepmom sent it attached in a text message. Makena and I have been really close and it was taking quite the toll on her that I was leaving. There were many nights where she'd have break downs at home just because I was leaving. She's such an amazing little sister, and I'm definitely missing her (and the rest of my family) now that I'm off at college.

BRB there's a large stick in our eye...

UPDATE: This post originally credited the image to a Reddit user. It was later updated to credit Hershberger and include more background information about the photo.

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