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Letters to Kids
January 25th, 2009 @ 12:00 pm

In January of 2021, more than eight years after she died, I found a handwritten letter Mom wrote to me and my little sister about three years before she died. It was in an envelope with “Letters to Kids” scrawled on it. The letter itself is a photocopy, but I have no recollection of receiving […]

Boys and Girls Club
January 16th, 2009 @ 7:42 pm

  January 16, 2009 Boys and Girls Clubs of Alachua County, Inc. Administration Office Post Office Box 532 Gainesville, Florida 32602 Dear Administrator: I would like to ask if you have any open positions at the Boys and Girls clubs in Alachua County. For the last 6.5 years, I have been the Program Director for […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida
January 16th, 2009 @ 7:14 pm

  January 16, 2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida 1155 NW 13th Street Gainesville, Florida 32601 To Whom It May Concern: I would like to know if you have any openings at Big Brothers Big Sisters. I would be willing to work on a volunteer basis to begin with. Hopefully, I will be able […]

Stories in a Letter
January 12th, 2009 @ 8:52 pm

I was cleaning an old filing cabinet in the middle of March, 2013, when I found this letter from my mom:   1/12/09 Dear David, I’m writing to you to provide you with “exciting” information about my history. You cannot, at any time, accuse me of repetition! Ok, here goes: I was used to hearing […]