Students Send Letters of Love to Annie Perasa
For Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing stories of love in all forms every day this week. To kick things off, we turn to our most iconic love story–Danny & Annie. This year, Annie received some incredibly sweet valentines…
When Danny and Annie Perasa stepped into our flagship StoryBooth in Grand Central Terminal, none of us could have imagined how much love and devotion they would share with us and eventually the world.
If you haven’t heard their story yet, you must. Right now. Go on. We’ll be waiting right here.
Years later, their story still tugs at our heartstrings. Danny wrote Annie love letters every single day. After he died and their final interview aired, thousands of public radio listeners sent Annie letters of condolence. She now reads one of these letters each day in place of her love letters from Danny.
After hearing the couple’s story, Students of Weightman Middle School in Florida decided to contribute to this incredible tradition. StoryCorps received batch after batch of letters in the mail one day, all addressed to Mrs. Annie Perasa. The notes were so genuine and heartfelt, we had to share a few of them with you.
We’re celebrating love this week. And it’s all brought to you by All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps. The best love stories we’ve ever collected–it makes the perfect Valentine’s Day gift!
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