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10-Year-Old Boy Writes Letter to Trump, Asks to Mow White House Lawn

It is not uncommon for children to write letters to the president, but while most kids tend to ask for help or favor, 10-year-old Frank’s letter was different. He wanted to be the one to do a favor instead and offered to mow the White House Lawn for free.

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(Left) Fox 5 | (Right) Wikimedia

In a press briefing Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read Frank’s letter containing his odd, yet pleasantly surprising request: “It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn some weekend for you. Even though I’m only 10, I would like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for.”

The boy went on to share about a business he launched because he was inspired by President Trump: “I admire your business background and have started my own business. I have been mowing my neighbor’s lawn for some time. Please see attached flier.”

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The White House/Twitter

Frank is definitely serious about his request as he clearly knows his stuff: “Here’s a list of what I have and you are free to pick whatever you want: power mower, push mower, and weed whacker. I can bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed whacker.”

The 10-year-year old is undoubtedly exemplifying John F. Kennedy’s famous quote “Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country,” since Frank made it clear in his letter that he will “do this at no charge.”

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Sanders responded to Frank’s letter by saying that POTUS wanted him to know what an excellent job he is doing and to always keep working hard. She also informed him that he will be invited to work alongside the White House groundskeeper to tour the grounds, observe, and “cut the grass in the Rose Garden.”

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