It definitely made more than a few people teary eyed.
The story touched a lot of people.
Other people responded with their own stories.
One woman commented that she also had gotten a note from her mom tattooed on her.
Several people had their moms' handwriting tattooed on them.
They shared them with Thomas. It’s an incredibly touching tribute.
Thomas is hoping to raise fund to help with his mother's funeral costs.
He writes in his GoFundMe page, “We cannot express how deeply she was loved by us and everyone around her. We are truly and deeply saddened by our loss. We are all hurting and handling things as we know how to.”
Thomas says he will continue to work hard on his dream of being a body builder to make his mom proud.
It seems like they really loved each other a lot.