Hardcore Britney Spears fan David LeCours recently got the surprise of his life when his idol penned him a heartfelt letter in response to a moving letter that he gave her.

LeCours, who is gay, recently met Britney at a Meet and Greet -- and handed her his letter, which detailed how she helped him out of a dark period in his life.

"I got to give her my letter that I put so much effort into. The letter explained how she helped me get through a real tough period in my life these past couple of months, and how I wanted to end it all but she made me be strong," LeCoures explained in the caption of his  pic with the pop star (which you can check out here). "As I was leaving the building where meet and greet was held, Britney's bodyguard ran and stopped me and said Britney requested my address so she could respond because my letter meant so much to her."

And respond she did, as LeCours revealed yesterday (Aug. 26) on Instagram:

"I honestly have no words at all," he captioned the photo. "I just want to thank you so much for taking the time to write me back and being such an amazing inspiration to me. You mean more than anything to me and it means more than you know for responding to me."

And we agree -- there is nothing we love more than an artist who truly takes the time to connect with her fans.

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