treasure trove of love letters gives homeowner glimpse

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07 Mar 2022, 2:45 pm

A story about someone else's love and dating,

A treasure trove of secret love letters gives homeowner a rare glimpse at the past
Akira Olivia Kumamoto, USA TODAY
Thu, March 3, 2022, 11:18 AM·5 min read

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/treasur ... 07935.html
(originally on USA Today for subscribers only)

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When Anna Prillaman bought a 67-year-old house in 2017, she had no idea it came with a novel-worthy love story.

Tucked away in a cozy neighborhood in Henrico, Virginia, Prillaman and her dog, Alfie, lived in their home for years without any notion that it was full of sweet secrets. Recently while Prillaman was rearranging her bedroom, she noticed something peculiar: a latch to a trap door in her closet. When she opened it, she discovered it led to a crawl space full of the former homeowners' possessions.
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Instead, she decided to play the role of detective and find the letters’ owners. She posted the information on the envelopes on Facebook asking for help in finding out who the letters belonged to. Her post garnered attention across the internet, and many people got to work trying to solve the mystery.

Eventually, Prillaman’s search led her to two young men, Dalton and Bodhie Long. Turns out Betty Sue and Vance’s love story led from letter writing to marriage to eventually building a family. Dalton and Bodhie are their grandsons.


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08 Apr 2022, 6:18 am

Thanks kitesandtrainsandcats,

Lovely story. Thanks for posting.

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Jim

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09 Apr 2022, 3:56 pm

I love a story with a happy ending!! !


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