Photojournalist Lynsey Addario captured an incredibly beautiful sentiment, thought to be written by a refugee fleeing an increasingly hostile situation in the Middle East.
Posting a photograph of the letter, scrawled across a piece of cardboard, Addario wrote: "I found this love letter on the pavement after photographing a ship of migrants and refugees disembarking in Sicily."
Roughly translated from Egyptian dialect, it reads:
Rana, I wanted to be with you. Don't forget me. I love you very much. My wish is for you not to forget me. Be well my love. A loves R. I love you.
Addario added: "Refugees are not terrorists; they are fleeing violence at home. There are over four million Syrian refugees. Welcome them."
Her post comes as a worrying call to "shut our borders" echoes across Europe and the US, and is a welcome reminder of the human lives behind the statistics and news headlines.