Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

Mr. Hatch is a drab, predictable gentleman who leads a painfully ordered and uninteresting life. One Valentine's Day a giant candy-filled heart is delivered to Mr. Hatch with a note that reads, "Somebody loves you."
Noemie Minqiu · 4月 24, 2020

Mr. Hatch lives a drab, gray life. 


Every week day, he takes a long dreary walk to the shoelace factory where he works. Every lunch is the same: a cheese and mustard sandwich with a prune for dessert. Then it’s home to spend the evening all alone. But one day, Valentine’s Day to be precise, the mailman brings Mr. Hatch a large package wrapped in brown paper. It’s a huge heart-shaped box, filled with candy.


And, it comes with a card that says “Somebody loves you.”

Suddenly, Mr. Hatch is filled with glee. He eats a piece of chocolate. He giggles. He puts on a wacky tie, and goes for a walk around the neighborhood. And, he can’t help wondering about each woman he sees . . . could she be the one who sent him the gift?

On Monday, he takes the box of candy to work with him, and shares it with all his coworkers. He tries something different for dinner, and even bakes brownies for the neighbors. Suddenly, EVERYBODY loves Mr. Hatch.

I won’t tell you what happens next, but (view spoiler) Sweeter than a box of chocolates, this is the PERFECT Valentine’s Day read. 


About Instructor

Noemie Minqiu

多伦多大学教育硕士在读,法国巴黎一大工商管理硕士。 加拿大峻茂管理学院运营总监。 负责学院市场、Summits Publishing House 和Unicorn English School的运营。 并任学院管理学科英语系列课程讲师和在线教学设计师。

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