Confessions of a Thank You Note Writer

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Are hand-written notes a thing of the past now that we have email and texts? Is it the end of an era for human communication? How will historians put all the puzzle pieces together if the servers go down? Thus, a fan of letters writes a fan letter:

"I recently learned that in many elementary schools students are no longer being taught how to write in cursive. I’m beginning to hear the death knell of the handwritten letter. The keepsakes for future generations are not even being created. As not only the family historian but also a writer, I can’t help but feel as if an important part of the world has just closed up shop and lowered the shades...."

 

Letter

 

Image credit: William Arthur Fine Stationery via Flickr, Creative Commons.

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