Collection of letters, October 1968, written to Craig White, a terminally ill patient in the Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts by members of the armed forces mostly serving in Vietnam. Craig White's story was in the Armed Services paper which let people know that he was saving postcards and letters as a hobby while in the hospital. Many of the letters describe areas in Vietnam where the soldier was stationed and explain their jobs.
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Craig White was a 14 year old patient at the Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass. who was deemed to be terminally ill. He requested postcards be sent to him from all over the world.
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