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I Love to Write to Pen Pals

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    Long Lost Pen Pals

    I had several pen pals when I was a kid and, well, I lost track of them as I grew up. I had forgotten about many of them and hadn't thought about finding any of them until I finished The Australian Pen Pal. In that book, the main character finds herself in Australia after losing...
    lauragreene97 lauragreene97 41-45 Aug 5, 2011

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    Would Love To Have Some Pen Pals!

    I am a stay at home mother whose son is now at school. I don't have many real life friends and would love to have people from all over to write to. I am 34 female orginally from NZ but now in California.
    celtickiwi11 celtickiwi11 31-35, F Sep 1, 2012

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    There Is Something About A Handwritten Letter

    It is like receiving a gift, a lovely surprise when you check the mail box which usually only contains bills or official letters. I guess it is a gift in a way. Someone has taken the time to sit down and write the long way, willing to spend the time with you. You can read so much...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    Pen Pals Not Key Pals...

    I love to write letters, I just wish I had a more interesting life to write about. My letters are full of hopes, dreams, well wishes and love, though.... My circle is welcome to send me their address anytime. :)
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    I Like To Write To Pen Pals

    i had couple of pen pals. but they said they couldn't be a pen pal cause the stamps was going up and couldn't  afford them..i would like to find some new pen pals with.
    shyship shyship 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2010

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    Recently got into it

    and it's so great. I love snail mail! Way better than emailing.
    EmiTru EmiTru 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I Would Love To Have Pen Pals Again

    i am very much interested in having pen friends again. I had one from France, the other Ireland and we all just lost track of each other. it would be great to develop some new ones. so anyone interested, i am. 
    SilverLining1 SilverLining1 26-30, F 1 Response May 9, 2010

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    Love.

    I love writing to people anywhere in the world, but the sad thing is I no longer have a pen pal. All my friends don't write back anymore because they say they like the internet more, but I just want a pen pal. I would like to actually get a letter in the...
    queenisabella queenisabella 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2009

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    But They're All Gone

    I used to write to people all over the world, checked the mailbox every day for an answer, thought about my letters, tried to include photos, whatever, tried to make them special. Now no one can be bothered to actuaklly think before they e-write. I think that the immediacy of the...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    I Love To Write To My Friends That Have Moved Away

    i still keep in contact with a few of them through the mail. i love to write, and i love to come home and see a letter waiting for me to read. we always become very close when writting to each other. its a good way to vent. and when they come back to my state we always meet up...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    Enjoy Mailing Off A Letter

    I used to frequent the post office to check out the stamps (I'm not a stamp collector nor are the people I write to but I enjoy selecting stamps and not just sticking any old stamp.). I used to have lots of things to write to my friends about. These are people I ...
    grinch83 grinch83 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    The Recession Is Costing Me My Snail Mail Pen Pals

    For over 10 years I have enjoyed the quiet and enriching hobby of pen palling and swapping stuff with pen pal gals all over the country.  Most of my pen pals and I had been writing for years.  This year two of those families lost their homes and 9 other pals of my...
    Pattiharvey Pattiharvey 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    I am old fashioned and I like to use a real pen and write a real letter and send it in the real mail. There is something special about that.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F Feb 28

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