The phrase "snail mail" may have never been more applicable. A postcard from the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago just reached its destination 53 years after it was mailed. Last week, Elizabeth Fulcher, who lives on Clairmont Lane in Daytona, Florida, received a postcard addressed to a Scott McMurry on Clairmont Avenue in Decatur, Georgia. McMurry did once reside on Clairmont Avenue in Decatur when he was a child. Fulcher said she was immediately intrigued by the two-cent stamp attached to it.
Fulcher posted a picture of the postcard on her Facebook wall, and then her friends helped her track down McMurry, who is a historian for the Justice Department and lives in Virginia.
McMurry was then given the postcard that his now-deceased parents had sent more than five decades ago. Now 71, McMurry said he immediately recognized his mother's handwriting and called the card "incredible." TheRead More »from Postcard Reaches Destination 53 Years After It Was Mailed