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Mother of Drowned Toddler Leaves a Tear Jerking Tribute to Her Baby

Cheryl Kahla
Jun 10, 2019
10:54 P.M.
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Natasha Scott, the young mother whose toddler drowned in the Queensland Cape York Peninsula earlier this month, shared a moving tribute for her son. 


The two-year-old Ruben Scott went missing near cattle property in a remote far north region of Queensland on Tuesday. 

Police divers retrieved his body from a large dam on the Cape York Peninsula on Friday, less than 100 meters from his home. 


She misses everything Ruben used to do, from spitting in her face to saying that he loves her. 


Taking to Facebook over the weekend, Scott wrote that she had Ruben when she was just 16 years old. It had not been an easy journey. Scott explained: 

"We did it incredibly hard but eventually got on our little feet. We started to enjoy our life that we worked so hard for."

She adds that losing Ruben "doesn't feel real," and asked: "Where is my little lifesaver? Why did you have to leave me so soon."


Scott says she misses everything Ruben used to do, from spitting in her face to saying that he loves her. Scott misses his hugs and kisses even more. 


She added that being his mom was the best decision she ever made and that she now cries every day. She feels as though she could have done more:

"I cry because I wasn’t there to help you. Now I can’t do anything but cry for you."


Scott concluded the post by saying that she loves her baby boy and that she never thought she'd have to say goodbye. 


She also shared a collection of photos she took shortly before his death. Her post has since gone viral, and netizens from all around the world are sending condolences. 

One user said Ruben was "such a handsome little man," and added that she truly is sorry for Scott's loss, while another added

"My heart hurts for you and your family. His memory will be cherished from this day on, and that can never be taken away from you. I too lost my little boy in tragic circumstances without [being] able to say goodbye."