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Andrew Carroll Quotes

I've called these letters pages out of our national autobiography.
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#Autobiography

No toy stores here. This flag represents America and makes me proud each time I see it.
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#America

It draws us into their story. There is that sense of mystery, of what was that person thinking and what happened to them.
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#Mystery

You get a sense that the letter-writer is in a groove, pouring out these words that give you insight to what this person is thinking.
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#Words

This is the historical record. These are the eyewitnesses to these events, so no one can ever say this didn't happen or it wasn't like that. This tells us it happened in a very immediate and quite graphic way.
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#Events

When they first started doing these, ... a lot of women would kiss the envelopes with lipstick just the way they do with love letters. So as they were going through the processing machines, the lipstick would build up and it would jam the machines. So they had to do Public Service Announcements saying, 'Please don't kiss your letters!' It was called the Scarlet Scourge.
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#Women

It breaks my heart to hear about families who delete e-mails because they don't think of them in the same way as letters,
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#Heart

I love them all for different reasons.
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#Love

It makes them very human, very real.
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#Human