On January 22nd of 1919, during her freshman year at college, 19-year-old Margaret Mitchell (the author of Gone with the Wind) received word that her mother had fallen ill as a result of a deadly flu pandemic that was sweeping the globe, along with instructions from her father to return home. A few days later, she did just that, only to be greeted at the train station by her brother with the tragic news that their mother had succumbed to pneumonia the day before. As they travelled home from the station, he passed her this beautiful letter.
PS: I missed out posting the link to the domino’s video yesterday. Here it is