After almost 70 years, the letters written by a World War II sailor made the final leg of a mysterious journey.

On Wednesday they were turned over to 85-year-old Dorothy Bartos Carlberg, the girl for whom the notes were penned.

A woman who lived at Dorothy’s old address had been searching for a month to find the rightful recipient for the fragile papers of affection.

(READ the story from the Chicago Tribune via Stripes)

Story tip from Herve Abrams

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