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A love letter to all the incredible women we meet in club bathrooms

Three cheers to the unique and unwavering power of female friendship.

Posted by
Emily Clarkson
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A letter to myself on the day I was made redundant
Careers

“A letter to myself on the day I was made redundant”

“Wipe the tears away, rip up the travel card and be confident that all the best is yet to come. ”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This anonymous zine is inspiring Londoners to share their love letters

It's time to inject a little bit of love into our cold, bleak Januarys

Posted by
Megan Murray
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People

Michelle Obama’s letter to her younger self is a must-read for anyone with self-esteem issues

“You’re more than enough, Michelle. You always have been and you always will be.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Posted by
Anna Brech
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This woman sends handwritten letters to strangers who are struggling in life

Meet Jodi Ann Bickley, aka our new hero

Life

This is what it was like to have a mastectomy in the early 19th century

Frances Burney had her breast removed without anaesthetic in 1811. Here, she describes the experience

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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People

You need to read Hillary Clinton’s badass advice to her teenage self

Prepare to weep and feel inspired, all at once...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Woman schools white supremacists on everything they’ve got wrong

“White person to white supremacist person – what is wrong with you?”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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People

Tom Hardy's final CBeebies Bedtime Story is a tribute to his late dog

“Run with the angels... I will see you when I get there”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

That incredibly important Game of Thrones letter, explained

We really need to talk about [spoiler]’s letter, everyone…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

You should read what this woman has to say about her ex’s girlfriend

“It takes a village, and I happen to love mine”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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You need to read this NHS midwife’s powerful apology letter

“You deserve better”

Life

10-year-old survivor’s letter to Ariana Grande is beyond beautiful

“I really hope you’re not too scared”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

Grandmother’s brutal (and brilliant) resignation letter has gone viral

“Good luck in getting some other mug to clean the place”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“Don’t use France as an excuse for your arseholery”: a letter to Trump

Paris local hits back at the US president

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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People

Obama pens moving farewell letter to the US people

“You made me a better President, and you made me a better man”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Fashion

Fashion designers write thank you letters to Michelle Obama

And not just because they don’t want to dress Melania.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Dear Women project asks us to write to the women who inspire us

It’s time to embrace the art of letter-writing

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Woman pens powerful open letter to the man who tried to rape her

“This is for every woman in the world who has suffered at the hands of men like you"

People

Amber Heard pens powerful open letter about domestic violence

“Let's start with the truth—the cold, hard truth”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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