Letters

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    This anonymous zine is inspiring Londoners to share their love letters

  • Life

    A fresh start: powerful and poignant break-up letters

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

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People

This woman sends handwritten letters to strangers who are struggling in life

Meet Jodi Ann Bickley, aka our new hero

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Anna Brech
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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

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This uplifting new research proves that thank you notes really are important

Plus, 5 beautiful cards to upgrade your letters of gratitude.

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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...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Woman schools white supremacists on everything they’ve got wrong

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

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”

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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…

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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”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

You need to read this NHS midwife’s powerful apology letter

“You deserve better”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

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

“I really hope you’re not too scared”

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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”

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

Paris local hits back at the US president

People

Obama pens moving farewell letter to the US people

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

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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.

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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

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

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"

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Amber Heard pens powerful open letter about domestic violence

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Oncology nurse pens apology to patients after own cancer diagnosis

“I’m so sorry – I didn’t get it”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Crockett
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These newly discovered letters offer a magical glimpse into the past

Love, loss and life, dissected

People

Celebrity tributes pour in for legendary artist Leonard Cohen

But none can match Cohen's powerful and poignant goodbye letter

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Kayleigh Dray
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