Cross-pond pen-pals have been in touch for seven decades
Before the advent of online social networks, people struck up unlikely friendships through pen-pal letters. Historians say between the 1920s and 1940s, it was common to have a pen-pal, even from another country. The BBC's Simon Clemison has spoken to ...
Manchester To Honolulu: Pen Pals Since 1940
In 1940, a teenage girl found passage to a faraway land on a back page of a comic book. The pen pal wanted listings showed "Jerrie" in Hawaii was seeking a letter-writing friend, and 14-year-old Domenica "Sunny" Quaglia, of 75 1/2 Birch St., Manchester ...
Volunteers, students team up in penpal program
GREENFIELD — C.S. Lewis' “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” has been a classroom bookshelf classic for six decades, a blockbuster movie hit and, this spring, the topic of a series of letters between Greenfield sixth-graders and their pen pals ...
Barack Obama -- my deluded pen pal
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Since September 29, 2012, I've received 98 emails from President Obama and his political action groups (Organizing for Action, MoveOn). These emails are always highly partisan, divisive and never pose a specific plan or course of action for solving any ...
Columbus girl meets her soldier pen-pal - WNEM TV 5
An 11 year old Columbus girl wanted to do something special to support the troops fighting overseas, so she wrote a letter to a soldier in Afghanistan. On Father's Day, she found out just how much that simple gesture meant to the sergeant who received it.
Katie Grace Hartley, Georgia Girl, Meets Soldier Pen-Pal Just Back From ...