02/13/2014 01:28 pm ET | Updated Feb 14, 2014

Student Gets Awesome Note After Missing Class To Visit City Hall

Well, this is certainly an awesome reason to get out of class.

A young Canadian student named Chloe received a great birthday surprise Wednesday, when mayor of Ottawa helped her get out of class with a special note.

Some Reddit users questioned the validity of the memo -- which was posted to the site by DocuJer -- but it appears to be real. The deputy mayor of Ottowa, Steve Desroches, also tweeted a picture of the message:

Happy belated birthday, Chloe!


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