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Old 07-19-2011
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Does anyone still write to people? I know snail mail is dying at an incredible pace, but I for one still enjoy sending things to friends/family via postal mail. These days, I can't ever seem to have the money to go home and visit my family for important days (bdays, anniversaries, etc) and I find that when I send them a letter or card with a personal message inside, it's a gesture that's appreciated more than a call or text.

Just a couple of weeks ago, I sent my sister a card for her bday. It was one that I had bought months ago and had been holding on to. There was a really nice message on the card already, but I took the time to write a more personal one too. The day after her birthday, she texted me to thank me for it, and said that it made her cry . I also have a childhood friend who lives in NY and I haven't seen her since we graduated high school more than 6 years ago, but a couple of weeks ago, I sent her a handwritten letter to catch up. She later messaged me telling me that my letter arrived on a day where she was having bad luck all around and that it made her smile.

With all that said, who wants me to write to them?
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