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Old postcards lead woman on search through history

Posted August 26, 2014 6:10 p.m. EDT

— A woman finds a batch of old postcards addressed to a Fannie Sue Wilson and sets out to find her. Wilson is found - buried in a Yanceyville graveyard. So the woman tracks down Wilson's nearest relative – a second cousin – and delivers the postcards to him.

The postcards are simple – the messages are about everyday life – but taken together they paint a picture of life lived a generation ago.