When Zooey Deschanel turned 31 years-old earlier this week, the New Girl star received an unusual and exciting birthday greeting: A letter from President Obama!

The Golden Globe nominee received the letter as part birthday greeting, part thank you note for her work with her website, HelloGiggles, to encourage young women to make a difference in their communities.
According to the Huffington Post, the letter read, "As you celebrate this special occasion with your family and friends, please note I am grateful for all you have done to encourage and support young women who are making a difference across our country. I hope your day is filled with love and laughter, and I wish you all the best for good health and happiness in the year ahead."
Happy belated birthday, Zooey!

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