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a man of letters (11 – final) – Homecomings, Reunions and Mysteries in the summer of 1945


One by one the young men returned in late spring and early summer from the second world war to their families and new beginnings. Glenn Morris, our letter writer, and his brother Ray came home to the small rural town of Richards, Texas from England …Charlie and … Continue reading

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A Soldier Writes Home – in 1918


The handwriting on the letters has almost faded away and the yellowed paper and envelopes are so torn and fragile I’m afraid to open them for fear they’ll disintegrate.  The dates of the letters are in March and May of 1918, … Continue reading

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