The Letter

Writing 101 Assignment: You read it a letter. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter. Today’s twist: Approach this post in as few words as possible.


The social worker brought a letter. Their family finally made contact. 

Should I burn it?


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Adoption = my life. I'll give it to you straight. Success, failure, truth.

Posted on September 18, 2014, in Parent and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. My heart skipped a beat. First because as a Social Worker, I know how it feels to even deliver those letters and second, it caused a bout of instant anxiety. Great piece. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Short and precise… Would I burn it… Not sure… I might keep it but hide it… And then decide in a couple of years…

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  3. Wow! You did your post in 15 words or less! Good job!

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