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Sep 03, 2013
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Letters of Note: The light has gone out of my life


  On Valentine’s Day of 1884, just 36 hours after the birth of their only daughter, Alice, 25-year-old future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt held his young wife in his arms as she passed away from undiagnosed Bright’s disease. Incredibly, just hours before, in the same house, he had already said a final goodbye to his mother, Martha. She had succumbed to Typhoid, aged just 48.
  
  Theodore’s diary for that day read as follows.


And yet, life goes on, as evidenced by the ghost text of the coming days underneath…

Letters of Note: The light has gone out of my life

On Valentine’s Day of 1884, just 36 hours after the birth of their only daughter, Alice, 25-year-old future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt held his young wife in his arms as she passed away from undiagnosed Bright’s disease. Incredibly, just hours before, in the same house, he had already said a final goodbye to his mother, Martha. She had succumbed to Typhoid, aged just 48.

Theodore’s diary for that day read as follows.

And yet, life goes on, as evidenced by the ghost text of the coming days underneath…

May 11, 2013
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Frank Sinatra tells George Michael to suck it up and embrace his success


  Talent must not be wasted…those who have talent must hug it, embrace it, nurture it, and share it lest it be taken away from you as fast as it was loaned to you.


(thx @aweissman)

Frank Sinatra tells George Michael to suck it up and embrace his success

Talent must not be wasted…those who have talent must hug it, embrace it, nurture it, and share it lest it be taken away from you as fast as it was loaned to you.

(thx @aweissman)

Oct 18, 2012
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Letters of Note: Drive safely and don’t abuse alcohol, drugs or candy

Here’s a link to the full text of the letter Winston Smith wrote me when I was 13, and here’s the story of how we met 15 years later.

Letters of Note: Drive safely and don’t abuse alcohol, drugs or candy

Here’s a link to the full text of the letter Winston Smith wrote me when I was 13, and here’s the story of how we met 15 years later.

Feb 18, 2010
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Letters of Note: Drive safely and don’t abuse alcohol, drugs or candyShaun over at Letters of Note posted the letter that changed my life.
Letters of Note: Drive safely and don’t abuse alcohol, drugs or candy

Shaun over at Letters of Note posted the letter that changed my life.

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