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Letters, Pray

by | 13th, October 2004

‘THERE are a lot of things wrong with this world – war, famine, plague and Chris Moyles to name but four.

However, nothing so bad that a few more love letters wouldn’t sort out.

That’s the view of German president Horst Koehler, who is making a bid for this year’s Fred Trueman award for services to the Things Were Better In My Day movement.

‘It is a sad comment on our times when we hear that young people spend hours every day text-messaging each other on their mobiles instead of talking face-to-face,” says the former managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

‘It would be better to sit down and write a letter to a friend or a loved one. I suggest people write more love letters. The world would be a better place for it.’

A suggestion that perhaps he’s like to put (in writing) to President Bush…’

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