Each letter was a little story, a snapshot of the writer's life at that moment.In pre-internet days, "pen pals" or "pen friends" were friends who kept in touch by sending letters, written with a pen (or pencil or typewriter).Writing long letters can help people discover how much they have in common.It's sometimes easier to share emotions on paper than in person, and a letter can fee like a safe place to express hopes and dreams.
They might be "introduced" through a school project, a fan club, a group interested in travel, or one of many other ways. By exchanging letters, they shared mutual interests and taught each other about different cultures, religions, and lifestyles.
If it wasn't for you, then I would never have met what I am hoping will turn out to be my best friend forever.
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45 years ago I had them but I had forgotten about the whole things.
The social networking apps that are really fronts for dating apps are a poor substitute for PPW.