Do You Hold Hands

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FOUND by Mike Adams in Warsaw, Indiana

This note was found in my friend Cory’s high school locker after, presumably, having been dropped in there by mistake. We found it on 12/3/2000 and I kept it in my wallet for the next 10 years. On the heavy side, I was an American high school student and this was a year and a half after the Columbine shootings. The sort of 1950′s sock-hop innocence of this note helped me remember that the entire world wasn’t always going to hell all the time. It kinda gave me perspective.

I love the way she emphasizes the words “Sometimes”, “care about”, and “one” with an underline in the second paragraph. I also love the question, “Do you hold hands?” Some of her turns of phrase are pure genius.

Also, caught your show in Bloomington last night. Thanks for coming to our little town! the show was great, and I hope you had a good time!

Destine Destiny Destinee

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FOUND by Shannon in Kansas

I found this notebook while walking through my neighborhood. Oddly, this is the only page with what seems to be a child’s handwriting. The rest of the notebook contains a few recipes and some notes from the Franklin Covey time management program in very neat handwriting. There is no name or contact information. I think it is beautiful. Who wouldn’t want to be the star in someone’s heart?