When We Wrote Letters

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Seems there was a time, not that long ago, when everyone ran to the mailbox, knowing there might be something special waiting for them inside.

That time, however, has gradually been coming to an end, as more of us rely on email, texting, and Skype to communicate.

It’s a reality that even the U.S. Postal Service recognizes. This week, they announced they’ll discontinue Saturday delivery.

But with the death of letters, are we losing something else as well? It’s a question that Martha Tuck Rozett has seriously considered. Martha is an English professor at the University of Albany and author of "When People Wrote Letters: A Family Chronicle."