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Cards from around the world pour in for cancer patient


January 5, 2020

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia cancer patient says her faith in humanity has been restored after she received thousands of pieces of mail from around the world this holiday season.

The Free Lance-Star reports Jean Lee, 61, hoped a few cards would help as she battled the depression of ongoing treatments for a cancer she was first diagnosed with in 2003. So the Stafford County woman posted a request on Facebook, asking people to tell her about their lives and hometowns.

That led to a segment on a Washington TV station, and her story continued to spread.

Lee said she received a pac...

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