Thursday, August 11, 2005

Dear Mr. President

"The World's Longest Letter, comprising nearly 4,000 letters handwritten by 8- and 9-year-old school children from across the country, will be officially unrolled at a public ceremony on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, September 15th at 11:30 a.m.

"Sponsored by Pilot Pen Corporation of America, The World's Longest Letter set out to encourage America's children to think about-and write about-their aspirations and concerns for the future of our country. Classes (3rd and 4th graders) from one school in each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia were selected to contribute their letters- addressed 'Dear Mr. President' and incorporated into a half-mile long scroll." ...

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