With Sincere Appreciation

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FOUND by Jan Mundo at the corner of 79th Street and York Avenue, New York City, New York

This letter of appreciation was taped to a streetlight pole on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Because greeting cards and hand-written notes aren’t commonly seen posted in the city (they’re taken down by law), it caught my attention. I read the note, which seemed as if it had been written by an elderly person, then went on my way. After half a block, I turned around after half a block to go back and snap a pic. The writer’s public expression of thanks moved me. (The offending manhole cover, which is set a few inches lower than street level) has still not been fixed — in case that part is difficult to read.)

I Will Get You So Pregnant

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FOUND by Dave Krugman in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, NY

I was walking along Metropolitan Avenue to meet some friends for a patio beer. This note blew across my path. It was folded in two, and I thought there might be a note written inside. Turned out there was!

I found it to be both mysterious and hilarious– written with a lyrical pace in two different colors. It made my day. Earlier I found five bucks on the ground, but this was the find with true value.

Miss America

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FOUND by Polly Sugartree in Chelsea, New York City, New York

One glum sunless Chelsea morning I was huffing it up 10th Avenue. A light mist was falling. The sidewalk was littered with dog poop, which I was masterfully avoiding in towering high heels. Then SHAZAM, mid hop-skip-jump this stunning photo strip, was nearly crushed under my gilded toe, caught my eye. I dare say it was love at first sight.

I picked up the photo strip, brushed it off, and have adored it and the stunning creature captured (Miss America) for the past 3 days this has been in my possession.