The note told the family to break down in rush hour on the motorway on their way home (Picture: Tricia Proefrock)
A mum who took her disabled son on a dream trip to Disney World was shocked as a driver left a spiteful note on her car, saying: ’May the flies of a thousand camels infest your armpits’.
Tricia Proefrock’s son Mason, 13, uses a wheelchair as he has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, which can affect a person’s ability to walk, talk or see.
She used two parking spaces to allow enough room to wheel her son out of the vehicle as the family visited the park earlier in September – as recommended by parking staff.
But the mother returned to find an ignorant note telling her to ‘think of someone else’.
The angry document, which was printed to resemble a parking ticket, read: ‘This is not a ticket, but if it were within my power, you would receive two.
‘Because of your bull-headed, inconsiderate, feeble attempt at parking, you have taken enough room for a 20 mule team, two elephants, one goat, and a safari of pygmies from the African interior.
‘The reason for giving you this is so that in the future you may think of someone else other than yourself.
‘Besides, I don’t like domineering, egotistical or simple-minded drivers and you probably fit into one of these categories.
It was printed on yellow paper to resemble a parking ticket (Picture: Tricia Proefrock)
Tricia is asking strangers to be more tolerant (Picture: Tricia Proefrock)
‘I sign off wishing you an early transmission failure (on the expressway at about 4.30pm).
‘Also, may the flies of a thousand camels infest your armpits. With my compliments’
Tricia shared the note with FOX 35 News in the hope that it could encourage people to be more tolerant.
She said: ‘If you see a car taking two spots, maybe instead of wishing us a broken transmission, you can try to think about why a wheelchair accessible van in a medical parking section might need two spots.’
It comes after a girl with autism was told ‘you don’t look disabled enough’ to use accessible toilets in Manchester.
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