David Walliams shares a “beautiful letter” from a pupil affected by the Grenfell blaze

The star was touched by the note

It’s almost two months since the tragic Grenfell tower block fire moved the nation and the memory of the ferocious blaze still lingers in all our minds.

But just imagine how it must be for those people who were actually involved in the disaster.

Recently funnyman and author David Walliams visited Avondale Park Primary School, near the tower block, to replace books that some of the children had lost in the fire.

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While the big-hearted TV personality did so without a second thought, he was touched by a letter of thanks he received from a pupil at the school.

Keen to share the touching note with his 1.8 million followers, he wrote on Twitter: “A beautiful letter from a child who was affected by the Grenfell fire.”

“Here at Avondale it has been an extremely difficult time for us all due to recent events.

“However your visit to the school was extremely uplifting and raised a smile on everyone’s face,’ the letter read.

“I personally would like to thank you for all of the signed books you had given me, it really meant a lot to me especially after everything that has happened.

“It also replaced the ones I lost.

“Thank you once again.”

Yesterday, hundreds of locals marched in silence along the streets of Kensington and Cheslea, to mark two months since the blaze.

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Setting off from the Notting Hill Methodist church, they walked to nearby Ladbroke Grove and finished their journey at a memorial wall.

An independent review into fire safety and building regulations is to be carried out after the blaze “raised serious questions about fire safety”.

The review is expected to focus on he cladding used in tower blocks which is considered to be one of the main reasons the fire spread so quickly.

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