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Old 06-23-2018, 06:44 AM   #21
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I receive hand written thank you notes occasionally, but not letters. I do hand write letters - last one was a few months ago. I hand write almost everything - I read that it helps your memory.

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Old 06-23-2018, 12:49 PM   #22
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When I lived in Phoenix I would go into 3rd grade classrooms and talk to the children about turtles and snakes. I always had a few box turtles that the kids could see and handle. I always got the cutest letters and drawing from the kids thanking me, that I am sure the treacher made them write. I recycled them all last month, sigh.

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My husband loves to write and receive letters. He has about 5 old friends who write back and forth with him.
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:38 AM   #24
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I just remembered when a handwritten letter helped me buy a house. I live in a popular college town and wanted to buy a non-student house within walking distance of campus, these places are hard to find. I heard through the grape vine about a house that was potentially coming on the market. I got the owners name (older lady) and address from the tax listings and wrote her a nice handwritten letter telling her about myself, that I would be interested in her house if it came on the market, etc. I got a handwritten letter back and eventually bought the house. I have to think the handwritten letter did it.
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Old 06-24-2018, 10:44 AM   #25
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Yeah, it has also been a long time since I had to get up, walk to the TV to change the channel. But I don't miss it.

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