-- One state trooper in Massachusetts became a hero earlier this month after he saw a small stuffed animal fly out of a car window on a busy highway.
Thankfully, for Emma and her parents, Scott and Beth, Trooper Mather was able to find and recover her beloved polar bear amid traffic. He later returned the bear to Emma, who was so grateful she sent a thank you card to Trooper Mather for his efforts.
Emma's mother said the young girl couldn't write the card herself as she's "been practicing her letters at school." Still, with some help she was able to properly thank Mather.
"Thank you so very much for going above and beyond on Saturday evening when you 'rescued' our daughter's beloved polar bear," Emma's mother Beth wrote. "Emma has loved her polar bear for some time. He doesn't leave her sight. Polar goes to school with her, on vacation and everywhere Emma goes. They're inseparable and [he] gives Emma comfort."
Beth added that Mather "made our little girl so very happy," before wishing him a happy holiday.
"The card made Trooper Mather's day," state police said.
Mather declined to comment to ABC News about this story.