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Letter writing

Signed, Sealed, Deliverance

The following letter, written in summer 2002 by Wasatch County Jail inmate Kent Coulson, was intended for Coulson’s girlfriend but was accidentally sent to David Sam, his sentencing judge. Coulson…

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How to Correspond with a Boy

By an anonymous teenager, excerpted from the January 1963 issue of Seventeen magazine. Craftsmanship shown by female letter writers is infinitely superior to that of males, and for a good…

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