Wendy Hayes 18, of Lexington North Carolina

But how???

What were even my options in 1992?

thanks Tom, I KNOW it’s the hardest part

Hello Alden, we have forwarded your letter onto Wendy. Good luck.


I went to work the next day living in a new reality.

A reality that I had managed to get a letter to a cute girl on the other side of the country.

This was already an accomplishment!



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Alden Olmsted

I was born in a small town in Northern California just another latch-key kid obsessed with BMX and Tom Petty. Now I make films and travel and write when I can.