LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Kentucky couple say they woke up to discover that someone carved a swastika into their pumpkin.

Deidre Hull and her wife CJ live in Georgetown, Kentucky. Hull says when she was leaving for work Wednesday morning, she noticed someone had carved their pumpkin.

It had a happy face, along with a swastika. A "Thank You" note was also left on the back of it.

"It has a very direct meaning to my family," said Deidre Hull. "Not only my multiracial child, but my wife and I. We have fought very hard to get to where we are."

"You may think it's a joke," she added. "You may think it's a game. Whatever. It really does affect my family and it affects how we feel about where we live and our safety in where we live."

The couple says they plan to turn the swastika into a heart.

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