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Letter of Titanic survivor up for auction

Letter of Titanic survivor up for auction

An indignant letter from a British aristocrat who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is coming up for auction in the United States next week. Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon, a target of public outrage after she fled the doomed ocean liner on a nearly-empty lifeboat, penned the two-page letter in London a month after the disaster. "How kind of you to send me a cable of sympathy from New York on our safety," the fashion designer wrote to a stateside friend. "According to the way we've been treated by England...

US hostage Kassig's letter revealed

US hostage Kassig's letter revealed

  The parents of a US hostage who is being held by Islamic State militants in Syria, have released a letter he has written in captivity. Abdul-Rahman Kassig, known as Peter Kassig before he converted to Islam, wrote in June that he was "scared to die" and saddened by the pain his ordeal was causing...

Writing letters to Anjali more difficult: Sachin

Writing letters to Anjali more difficult: Sachin

Walking down memory lane, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Wednesday recalled writing letters to wife Anjali in the pre-mobile era and found her handwriting "beautiful," which anyone would "watch and admire". But writing letters to his wife needed some effort from the former batsman, according to a report of NDTV. "Hitting a cricket ball came naturally...

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