HomeFacts11Y.O Girl Befriends Mail Carrier By Sending Letters, Teaches Everyone The Importance Of Human Connection During These Tough Times
11Y.O Girl Befriends Mail Carrier By Sending Letters, Teaches Everyone The Importance Of Human Connection During These Tough Times
May 9, 2020
One of the most important things that help us stay sane during the lockdown is human connection. We all need emotional support from our family, friends, neighbors, and other people in our lives. However, being trapped in our homes makes keeping touch with others a seemingly impossible task. Though, it may be much easier than you think. Take it from an 11-year-old girl named Emerson, who found a way to stay connected with people by using letters. According to her father, Emerson has a serious letter-writing habit. To keep in touch with people she cares about, the little girl decided to write them letters while on lockdown. After realizing that it would not be possible without the help of an essential worker, Doug, who is her local mail carrier, Emerson got an idea to show her gratitude. She wrote a beautiful letter thanking him and received something quite unexpected–letters from various postal workers across the country! Read her story below.