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A transatlantic love story revealed through 110 long-lost love letters from 1946 piques a granddaughter's curiosity into her lineage. The letters penned from her British war bride grandmother to her Canadian soldier grandfather inspires Carly to embark on a journey to the vibrant and historic London, England. Using the letters as her guide, she sets out to retrace the steps of her grandmother Rene, 67 years later, following the sights and sounds of the city and the mystery and magic of a connection to the past, herself, and the life stories of those she meets along the way. Life's Letter is a story to inspire the need to dip into the cherished past to better understand the present and reminds us that in times of uncertainty, connection, courage, and hope fuel the quest for love and adventure.
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About the Author
Carly Butler Verheyen is a writer, photographer and administrative assistant. What began as a journey of retracing the steps of her grandmother in 2013 turned into a blog, a book, and calling: she has been invited to speak about the legacy of letters and the wisdom of past generations to university students, historical organizations, and genealogy groups. Her story has been featured in media outlets such as BBC Breakfast, The Times, London's Evening Standard, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Today Show, Good Morning America, the Global News, and more. Currently, she lives in British Columbia, Canada with her husband Adam and children.