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This Little Girl's Google Job Application Got an Inspiring Response from the CEO

Published On 02/16/2017 Published On 02/16/2017

Now that the simple act of checking the latest news alert on your phone requires bracing yourself, there's a good chance you need as many "feel good" stories as you can get to make it through the day. Well, here's a damn good one, courtesy of an ambitious little girl and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

As a report by Mashable explains, 7-year-old Chloe Bridgewater of Hereford, England recently wrote a letter addressed to "google boss" seeking a job at the tech giant, following a career talk with her dad, Andy Bridgewater. As you can imagine, she became particularly interested in the company after seeing photos of the bean bags, go-karts, and other perks at Google's headquarters, and wrote, "My name is Chloe and when I'm bigger I would like a job with google." 

While Bridewater's letter alone is sweet, Pichai actually wrote back just a few days later, encouraging her to continue learning about technology. Her dad posted the chief executive's response on Twitter:

"I'm glad that you like computer and robots, and hope that you will continue to learn about technology," Pichai said in the letter, which Google verified as authentic, per the report. If you keep working hard and following your dreams, you can accomplish everything you set your mind to -- from working at Google, to swimming in the Olympics. I look forward to receiving your job application when you are finished with school :)"

Sure, Pichai's response is no job offer, but it's inspiring nonetheless. 

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and needs more feel good stories right now, guys. Send news tips to news@thrillist.com and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.

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