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Snail Mail

Naoki’s dad came into the living room and handed him an envelope. “You have snail mail, Naoki.”

Naoki was 10 years old. He had never received a letter in the regular mail—“snail mail”—as his dad referred to it. Naoki already had an email account and a smartphone so his friends would just text him when they wanted to get in touch.

Naoki examined the small yellow envelope. The envelope had his first name, last name, and full address written entirely in neat capital letters. The envelope felt light in his hands.

Naoki opened the envelope and pulled out a letter. As he read it, he knew his life would be changed forever. It said,

“Dear Naoki…”

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ohyaalyssa

You have been nominated for the slowest person in the world. He got mad and Crumbled and shoved it into his bag the next day at school the paper fell out of the bag. A kid saw it on the ground and read the letter he laughed and told everyone in his class that Naomi was nominated for the slowest person ever.

Sep 01
ainslee

you have to move to Canada with your family or with out

Aug 30
nida

are you interested in what the rest of the letter’s are

Aug 27
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