Reviewing letters from pen pal

December 27, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CST
Diane O'Hagan flips through old letters from Hu Gengsheng, her Chinese pen pal, that she brought out to display at her home. After an elementary school class assignment in 1946 to send gifts to foreign countries, Gensheng responded to O'Hagan's messages, and the two kept in contact.

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