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November 29, 1919 Dearest Janet, I would love to come to your parents' Boxing Day Party. I adore you. I want to marry you. But if you are still angry I will understand. Just give me a sign ~ I anxiously await your reply. Forever yours, Henry In 2008, Janet Barrett, a guest-house owner in Weymouth, Dorset, UK, received a letter – an RSVP to a Boxing Day party invitation, which had been posted on 29 November 1919. It was 81 years late! (dramatized content)

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Date: 5/8/2021 7:24:00 AM
What great stories this poem creates in our minds! Love it.
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Date: 5/9/2021 3:38:00 PM
Thanks for your lovely comment, Timothy ~
Date: 5/7/2021 12:07:00 PM
Henry needs a bit more self confidence, part of me hopes that she said "no".
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Date: 5/7/2021 3:51:00 PM
Well, 89 years later ~ it doesn't really matter what she said
Date: 5/7/2021 3:14:00 AM
Poor Henry. Some fascinating astrology there!
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Date: 5/7/2021 9:56:00 AM
Thanks, Beth ~
Date: 5/5/2021 9:15:00 PM
So intriguing, Line. It's sad that Janet never got the letter. Blessings, Evelyn
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Date: 5/7/2021 9:57:00 AM
Thank you, Evelyn ~
Date: 5/5/2021 6:16:00 PM
I love these kind of human-interest stories. Oncor, please! (If you know of any). Thanks, Line. :) gw
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Date: 5/7/2021 9:58:00 AM
It's fun to take a partial truth and embellish it... in poetry ~ lol