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lost art of handwriting

What’s so great about writing by hand?

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For most of my young life, I hated my own handwriting. The other girls in my class wrote with such beautiful, rounded loopy script and I envied them, even the ones who dotted their i’s with little hearts. My scratchy letters always came out flattened, each one drooping ever closer to the line as if they’d all lost the will to stand straight. My sentences invariably seemed to need a good, long nap. I wish I could say that a lifetime of writing had molded my script into something that resembled the graceful lilt of the other girls, but I’m afraid it’s still relatively unpretty and largely unreadable by the untrained eye. I’m sure I’m not alone. With the advent…

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