Letters Encourage Boy with Cancer

EUGENE, Ore. — A young boy is fighting the fight of his life right now–his third bout with brain cancer. Brandon Smith isn’t giving up. His wish now is to simply receive words of encouragement. Letters are now arriving every day, lighting up Brandon’s world. Brandon looks forward to letters and cards, along with the small … Continue reading »

Many Birthday Cards Mailed to Sick Boy

FOXBORO, Mass. (CNN) — There was a big birthday-eve party on Thursday for little Danny Nickerson, who’s battling cancer. The boy got more mail delivered to his hometown post office than all of Foxboro, Massachusetts combined. Boxes and boxes full of birthday cards, all for the boy with the rare inoperable brain tumor who turns … Continue reading »

Family Finds Soldiers’ Letters

CORVALLIS, Ore. – It could not have been better timing: a family found a box of old letters from soldiers to their parents in a crawl space. A Corvallis woman spent Memorial Day tracking down the soldiers’ family to return to them a piece of their history. Kelle Judah of Corvallis spent Sunday cleaning out her aunt’s … Continue reading »