Patty Coletti:
The Value of Teachers, Mentors, and Pen Pals

Patti ColettiWho would have thought that in the year 2020, old-school pen pal writing would make a comeback?

Or that in the age of emails and texts, letters handwritten on regular paper and sent via postal mail would be a good idea at all?

It might be one of the few unintended, yet positive, effects of the pandemic. Indeed, for those without access to email, sending letters becomes a way to fill a need for human connection as the days of social distancing and remote learning continue.

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