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lauren renee

About a week ago, I received a letter in the mail from external heart drive after requesting one a while ago. It was one of the most beautiful surprises. More so, it was incredibly powerful-- to receive something out of blue, from one of the 7 billion people in the world, just because. When requesting a letter, you can ask the writer talk about something specific, so I asked them to write about peace, whatever it meant to them. And the response was incredibly hopeful and full of a personal, down-to-earth kind of insight.

So, everyone, I really encourage you to do this! I got that letter over a week ago, and I'm still thinking about it now. I'll probably continue to think about it for a long time.

And, whoever is out there doing this, if you're by any chance reading this-- thank you.

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