A love letter lost for decades in the dusty walls of a New Jersey home has finally reached its recipient, a 96-year-old man who was a sailor in the Norwegian Navy when it was written.
The letter was penned by the man’s late wife, who died six years ago this weekend. It makes the meeting of this long-lost letter and its addressee all the more poignant.
“In a way, I guess it’s his wife coming back and making her memory alive again,” Melissa Fahy said.
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Fahy and her father Al Cook discovered the letter as they were renovating her new home in Westfield. It was in a gap under the attic stairs. 
“I reached up and I pulled it out of there,” Cook said. “You could see it was old.”
The letter, postmarked May 1945, had literally fallen …
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