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The Love Letters Written to Alameda

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For the month of February, we’ve all been able to enjoy the Alameda Love Letter mailboxes. We even learned more about the project from creator themselves. Recently, the mailboxes have been taken down and put into storage. But, I know we’re all curious.. what did some of the letters say?
The artist behind the project wanted to speak out and share some of their favorite letters with us all:

Here is his love letter back to us:

Hi Alameda. I’m the creator of the red love letter mailboxes that were placed on the slow streets in Alameda. As you may have noticed, the mailboxes have been moved off the sidewalks and have gone into hibernation for now. They will come back out some time in the future for your love letter reading and writing pleasure. I have to say I was blown away by the community participation both in people writing love letters and people taking love letters with them to enjoy. I hope everyone got as much pleasure out of these as I did. I’d like to share a sampling of the hundreds of love letters that were written over the last few weeks.

two stick figures holding hands note that says, "Damn, you look good! I love you!" note that says, "I have so many crushes"

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Katy Atchison

Katy Atchison

Katy is a professional smiling machine raised in The Bay Area since the age of 3. While other kids were attending summer camp & soccer practice, she was raised selling wares at craft shows with her working artist parents and spent vacations in a small 1920s Montana log cabin. This has all given her a unique perspective on the ever-changing texture of San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area. Currently a blend of all that is The Bay Area - she's a web designer at a tech-company, artist and DIY teacher.

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