Topic: letters of note

Letters of Note

Keeping a letter that 'broke her heart'

Sometimes, the first love in your life will stick with you forever. When she was 16, Sault Ste. Marie’s Audrey Fraser was living in London, England and her friend introduced her to a young man named Johnny
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Love letters sent across an ocean

Love letters these days most likely consist of a series of texts back and forth, but more than 50 years ago, Chris and Roger Nash of Sudbury had to depend on letters to tell each other how much they were loved.
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An almost 20 year old letter to Santa

Almost 20 years ago, Margia Ferguson took a letter her daughter Jennifer had written to Santa, photocopied it, and put the saved copy in a drawer.
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A family letter more than a century old

When Linda Toner’s grandparents passed away, her mother inherited a number of family items. Eventually, those mementos were passed along to family members, including a letter that is more than a century old.
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The discovery of two sad letters written across the seas to a son

Often old antiques get handed down in a family, but when Rosanna Molnar opened up the drawer of one of those antiques, she found two letters.
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Son finds healing through parent's letters decades after brother's death

Growing up, Tom Zink says his family didn’t express a lot of emotion after his brother's tragic death. Half a century later, however, he’s now working on a memoir after discovering letters written by his parents in the basement of their home.
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Love letters over a 66 year marriage

After Wawa's Noreen Fellinger’s parents died, she discovered love letters and poems her father had written to her mother consistently over the decades.
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Letters of Note: A final message from a son to his mother

The First World War was a terrible time for so many young Canadians, and part of keeping themselves sane meant getting and writing letters to families.
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Letters of Note - Moe Hill

Our series Letters of Notes continues with a letter shared by Moe Hill of Kapuskasing. The letter is from his late uncle Fred. It was the final letter from a son to his mother written as a soldier before he was killed in the first world war.
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Thanking a teacher

Sometimes, teachers don’t realize the impact they have on students, but a Sudbury visual arts teacher says she was surprised to receive a special letter in the mail from one of her students with that message.
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Letters of Note - Trish Stenabaugh

Our series Letters of Note looks at the stories behind the letters that people just can't part with. This week, Sudbury visual arts teacher Trish Stenabaugh tells the story of being surprised by a special letter from one of her students.
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Correspondence between Sudbury family and sponsored Ecuadorian child cut off

For three years, Jennifer Lievers and her family corresponded by letter with a young Ecuadorian boy they had sponsored through a Christian child development agency, called Compassion Canada.
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Letters of Note - Jennifer Lievers

In this edition of Letters of Note, Jennifer Lievers of Sudbury shares the letters she's received from a little boy in Ecuador which her family sponsored. The sponsorship program ended in the boy's region and her correspondence was cut off.
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Love letters speak of longing — and the beauty of Canada

Judi Straughan of Sudbury shares some letters her grandfather wrote after he made the voyage across the ocean to live in Canada back in 1905.
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Letters of Note - Judy Straughan

Letters of Note is all about the stories behind those letters that people just can't part with. This week, Judi Straughan of Sudbury shares some letters her grandfather wrote after he made the voyage across the ocean to live in Canada back in 1905.
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Grandparents' letters show love — and brutal honesty about growing old

Jenifer Norwell has a box full of letters that she wrote to her grandparents when she was living in Sudbury, three thousand miles away from her family.
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The last correspondance between granddaughter and grandparents show honesty and love

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Letters of Note - Jenifer Norwell

Letters of Notes is our series all about the stories behind those letters that people just can't part with. In this edition... some of the final letters between former CBC Sudbury journalist Jenifer Norwell and her grandparents.
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The 4 remaining letters between Mary Ellen Scanlon's great-grandmother and grandmother

There are only four letters left of a correspondence that existed between Mary Ellen Scanlon's great-grandmother and grandmother.
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Letters of Note - Mary Ellen Scanlon

Our fall series Letters of Note continues with four letters that Mary Ellen Scanlon kept and shared with us. The letters were written by her great-grandmother Elizabeth Ellen Johnston to her daughter Mary Maud Johnston Knapp.
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Sudbury mom shares letters written to infant son, 18 years later

Back in 1997, new mom, 22 year old Jennifer Bora's baby boy was born premature 26 weeks. He weighed just over a pound and the risks to his life were high, Bora said.
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Letters of Note - Jennifer Borah

Our new fall series Letters of Note continues with the story of a young mother who decided to write letters to her newborn, premature son. 18 years later, Brady Dean hears them from his mom, Jennifer Borah, for the first time.
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Letters from her grandmother brought them even closer together

When Janet Young was 22, she left her her Cape Breton home of Reserve Mines to spend a summer working in Killarney, Ont. It was 1990, the maritime economy was stagnating, and she needed to find work.
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Letters of Note - Janet Young and her grandmother

We launch of new series Letters of Note... featuring the stories behind those letters people just can't part with. We start with correspondence between Janet Young and her grandmother Agnes Young, who played a very special role in Janet's upbringing.
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New feature - Letters of Note

We are launching a new weekly series here on Morning North. It is called "Letters of Note". It's about the stories behind those letters that people just can't part with. This is just a taste of what you'll hear.