BOSTON (WHDH) - Gov. Charlie Baker met the 11-year-old girl who went viral for a letter she sent him suggesting people hand out king-sized candy bars in order to make trick-or-treating safer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Piper Abbott, of Sherborn, sent Baker a letter saying that if bigger candy bars were handed out, trick-or-treaters would be touching just one sweet instead of multiple.
“People won’t be touching a lot of stuff so it would be better for corona,” Piper wrote.
Baker shared the letter on Twitter and it soon gained attention across the Bay State.
“I got like a ton of texts from my friends of the letter and all of these like articles about it and I was like freaking out,” Piper said.
She met the governor at the State House Friday in her Incredibles costume and left with a candy feast fit for a king.
As you may have heard at today's press conference, I received a great suggestion from a young trick-or-treater as we approach 2020's Halloween in the Commonwealth: king-sized candy bars. pic.twitter.com/VMNbR87zXO
— Charlie Baker (@MassGovernor) October 21, 2020
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