Poughkeepsie Girl Receives Note of Thanks from German Child for Gift of New Doll- Mariann Maroney

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Tido of Gratitude Poughkeepsie Girl Receives Note of Thanks From German Child for Gift of New Doll jOratlliide from email Oermen girl has reached ecroM the ocean end cm lo Marlann Maroney 10 Of t Ttilip Itreet Mirlann donated f practically new (loll o the Tl( of Toys cam falgn of the Ifivrtlr American lon pint two year ego Hen wai one of 1.835 toyi donated by totiool r hllcfren. and one imonit S noo tent from, Pouthkiepeie to the liy starved children ol Eurojie, Her ( ft hat brousht WPmiihkerpale a note a hint if "the gratitude and haopl neat iuch tfl aprrad throughout the old orld rnoM oiHriA oLi(ir of der. l ny th( wrrt bam a touching note of thank to Marlann, and in offer of. frlendihln. which aet sild all foolish quarreling of, men, and ruce and countries , A Jlttle doll ha opened the way far an Interna tlonil frlendihln the chance for an American and Oerunsn (lr to tor respond, "remrdJna their mutual in temti, Vk "! rllillliM, Marlann had anetoaad a note with the d - 1) ih donated pwo er a in, A not which ehe honed would open a door to a new acquaintance, terou the ocean rtartann wrote) "Deer Utile irl, I m tending you thl doll, hoplne you will hare much fun n a I Old t had a pica fhrlvtrn year, end I hone you have the im Merr ChrUtmt and hat)ov New "ear" Marlann added her name and ! dresi to the not D it only last weK did aha receive an anawrr A oalni taking letter written In Enllh that mowed excellent teacninc m tit Olaela of Oermany aniwered Marlenni "DfAn MAtmNNV I thank you moat hertll for the nice doll which you may have given tway with a heavy heart I think, I itatr thank you very mud for the charm Ing flower plo'urea. At arhoot I learn to write and aneaV. the Enxllah Ian - Juago, Therefor I can read your etter put my knowledge of EnglUh It not yet very great ao I ahould be obliged to you If you could write your letter In Oermsn for I ahould Ilk to ehang letter and thu to make friend with you Would you pleas writ to m how old you are nd to forth, On Rent 31, IBM. 1 will b 12 year old Among my presents, thrrg wai atao a book, Th flrit Uttl Oolden Book of Happy Is The Day When Backache Goes Away NateX IimIw, k el Mdeaerev. laaoaahw ai4 IUllllf ukMK ! a itraaa i4 elrala., eaaar Ihle taMilul l.a aaakaaba - lMl mbarahl Minor alaV aUrlrrltaliaaa dirt l mM t wraai abl Initio tei line Mf larlrrluiii mum tttune nlehta ar Iraauaat urH, Dm i atelMt mi aMnrre it tnM i. Jiaaa Miliar ran. Try iwaa f ru - a wua IhtiK. V4 MMMfuMj' r inlMlwM lor ovarii raara. It a enaelae ew maav IMae Imi a elr happr ralMlrora IhrM allaroai. farlakle HwUmllwoC tlitnartuaaa endfll - tare luak Mt waata. Oat Poaa'a TUIa lodarl f B i .Tiattaf J. ie..fl.j.i ia wni,...,. K '"'t? ? JHKlvHqbjDh Baaaaaaaalaaaaaaf X TUtt rTPeJM. VeaeaLH , fauehkiaenU ( Vertre Pbt MARIANN JAMS MAftONKV, 10, of 41 Tulip atreet, read a letter ehe received from a U - year.old girl In Oermany Tlie letter waa one of appreciation to Marlann for donating a doll tor children of Europ which th letter writer waa lucky enough to rtcelvl Fairy Tain but I dont know from whom I got It Inalde 'the cover there waa a notice It rum (the follow in filial encloaed In a book lift aqua re l Thle book belong to Haven Wctah from Ulalguat Pink, 1M If you know Haven Welah. plea writ her addrea lo m Of th flv fairy tale In th book I know four In German Only the flrat tale li unknown to me It U Jack and th beanatalk Many thank one more for Payiobayy, much lov your, Olaela Olug" a ON TUK INVEI - Orr appeared "Ale. OlMla Oluge, (IJAV Cham Off Iloumealr 33 Marlann want to correspond with her new friend, very much Out alnce neither ah nor her family, Mr, and Mr. John Maroney, know th Oerman language, thU barrier mutt be broken down by torn acquaintance who could aulst them At preaent they know of no on but hv great hope Marlann would Ilk to further thl new rlendihlp "II mad her a happy though the had Juit received a million dol - lara" aald Mr Maroney, about Marlann a reaction to the letter Marlann ha four brother In th aervlca now Of lha, Bgt. Nil Maroney of th army, now return - Ing from Korea, wai a prUoner of war In Had Orb, dermany, for t month of U4 and Itt Th Maroney hops Nil wlU be able to tell them where Olaela Uvai, when he eea th letter They wonder It It might not be cloa to where he had been Imprlaoned TWO OTHER IlllOTHLftH, Keith a private flrat clau In th Marlnei, and Erwln a hoapltalman In th navy, have Juat returned from Europe Marlann wlahes ah had received her letter when they wer till overieai, tor ah think It might hav been poaalbla Mr them to have look up uttla Olsel Whatever Ui outcome of thl letter, It ha thown Marlann and her family that American gift! do reach the right people aero th ocean and that people on both aldea of th aea ar working together to ice that the needy are really helped by American donation, and that thl help U appreciated

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  1. Poughkeepsie Journal,
  2. 17 Feb 1952, Sun,
  3. Page 8

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