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Do you write letters on a regular basis? Is this an important habit to model for our children? How do we renew appreciation for letters?

What do you do in your family to encourage letter writing? Do you save letters, and if so, do you ever share and reread them? I would be interested in how others keep letter writing alive in the world.

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    May 5 2013: Yes, I write letters regularly. The only problem is that people are often too lazy to send letters now because it means a journey to the post office and an email can be written and sent in a couple of minutes without leaving the room.
    A handwritten letter is something precious, because it has been held in the hand of the writer and an effort has been made to get it to the recipient. It shows that more thought has gone into it than an email but unless it is sent willingly it doesn't have much value.

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