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Writing Notes Of Sympathy

Sending a store-bought sympathy card when someone dies is better than not acknowledging a death at all. A sincerely written note or letter of condolence is infinitely better. It is more personal and tells the recipient that you are thinking of them more deeply then just a “Hallmark moment.”  Because I am a writer, people expect me to express my thoughts on the death of someone with perfectly chosen, heart-felt sentiments and so may acquaintances of yours. Writing a letter or note of condolence is not difficult. Express your thoughts conveying what you feel. It need not be long/Jennifer Rova, Writing North Idaho. More here. (Photo: Writing North Idaho)
 
Question: Do you write notes to go with the sympathy cards you send out?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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