This is just amazing.
After reading ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ this sounds like an amazing thing. Bring attention to hope for those who do not see the hope around them. Share your feelings with another. The world is trapped in the impersonal and fast news and information presented on the internet. Belonging to a community is very powerful and can change a life.
Hannah Brencher carried a USPS mail crate with her when she spoke at TED@NYC. Photo: Ryan Lash
Hannah Brencher strolled onstage to give her TED Talk, “Love letters to strangers,” with a US Postal Service mail crate propped on her hip. And that mail crate full of letters turned out to be a metaphor for what happened next — a box of surprises and possibilities.
Onstage at Joe’s Pub in June 2012, Brencher told her story of writing love letters to strangers — yes, in her own handwriting — and leaving them on café tables, tucking them in books at the library, and sending them to anyone on the internet who asked. The project, which she began as a way to fight her post-college depression, took on its own life, so Brencher set up the website More Love Letters to help the letter-writing project expand to anyone who…
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