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Column - January 11, 2008

Diablo Views: Letters live on

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

Is the written personal letter a thing of the past? I remember learning in grammar school the correct way to write a letter and the practice letters I sent. Pen pals were a popular fad in my day. I had two - one a distant cousin in Iowa and the other a friend of hers - but the relationships never really took off.

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Posted by Hal Bailey, a resident of another community
on Jan 11, 2008 at 8:34 am

Dear Dolores,

Your exceptional storytelling, copywriting, and content clarity are to be continuously applauded. Your writing moves readers such as me and pictures your stories in our minds.

You draw us into our thoughts and allows us to review our own similar experiences. As I read and reread your story, I was picturing the letters from my father when I was in Viet Nam.

Thank YOU,


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