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Subject: Deer God! Date: 1/21/2013 11:38 AM
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Tom Foreman, a CNN anchor and reporter, revealed that he has written a letter to President Obama every day of his first term.

That’s Every. Single. Day.

Some may find that bizarre, obsessive, even unnatural. Others may question the journalistic ethics of personally communicating with the president of the United States in such a regular and friendly fashion.

Evidently, Foreman’s employers at CNN don’t think either of those things and actually gave him space on their website to publish an article explaining himself:

I wrote about things that were important, like unemployment, Afghanistan and women’s rights. I also wrote about things that were trivial, like sports, favorite foods and my yearly battle with Christmas lights.

The tally: 1,460 letters, well over a half-million words, or enough to fill about seven novels. Laid out as one line of text, these letters would stretch almost 3½ miles or considerably longer than the inaugural parade route.

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I had no idea spl worked for CNN.
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