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Left Unsaid

A LOST LETTER IS A kind of tragedy. It is a story never told, words and thoughts left unsaid. The other day, as I picked through my piles of stored papers and files in a last-ditch effort to get organized before leaving the country, I came across what appeared to be an empty envelope. But just as I prepared to flick it to the recycle bin, I noticed a folded piece of paper closed inside — a page cut from a magazine.

The article was from my Aunt D, who had sent it with a card sometime last year, though I hadn’t noticed. It was a piece by Sung J. Woo for the ‘Lives’ section of the New York Times magazine. A Korean-American who immigrated with his family when he was very young, Woo writes about the conversations he never started with his father; letters lost in the distance between each other.

Read “Like Father?” at NYT.


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