January 10, 2007
January 9, 1982 A boy in Ohio wrote a letter to a kid he hoped would be his pen pal. He wrote a little about himself--how he liked to go to the Cincinnati Nature Center and how he was playing basketball but spent most of his time benchwarming. He licked the envelop and sent that letter off with his dad, who mailed it at work.
January 13, 1982 A girl in North Dakota trudged though the deep afternoon snowfall and arrived home to see a letter on the table. The letter had her name spelled wrong--clearly its writer thought she was a boy. She was temporarily devastated, but wrote back to say that "first of all, I am a girl. Second, I would still like to write to you."
Thus began an 8-year exchange of letters, occasional photos and gifts, and lots of Garfied cartoons.
Over the years, their friendship grew. They shared some of their deepest secrets in the security of the distance. When they eventually met face-to-face, they were not surprised when their friendship grew to romance. They weren't surprised when they eventually got married, traveled around together, and had a wonderful child. Above all, they weren't surprised that when times were tough, they would look back on those letters for strength and encouragement.
Yesterday, we looked back on those first two letters. We thought about how lucky we are to have somehow, through it all, found each other. We thought about how lucky we are to have each other as friends. And, we celebrated.
Posted by chri1010 at January 10, 2007 3:23 PM
Wow, GREAT story! My partner and I also started off via letters (and e-mail), so I can relate 100%. Happy anniversary!
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