What It Was Like 100 Years Ago

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memo from the past

to:whom it may concern; sometime in the distant future

FROM:CAMERON GERDES

SUBJECT:WHAT IT WAS LIKE 100 YEARS AGO

DATE:4/30/2012

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I AM WRITING THIS LETTER ON THE 30TH OF APRIL 2012 ON A WARM SUNNY DAY IN HOUSTON, TEXAS. BY THE TIME YOU READ THIS LETTER I WILL HAVE LONG PASSED AND HOPEFULLY MADE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD. I CAN ONLY IMAGINE WHAT LIKE WOULD BE LIKE IN 2113; I AM NOT EVEN SURE YOU WOULD STILL USE A COMPUTER TO WRITE LETTERS LIKE THIS ANYMORE. I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH YOU WHAT IT’S LIKE OR WHAT IT WAS LIKE DURING THE TIME I WAS AROUND.

Currently in 2012; life travels fast; everything seems to be like information overload with the use of iPhone, iPADs and general technological advances. I still drive a very normal; but nice car and would think that will be the case for many years to come. I have a two year old who plays with toy trains; but also knows how to play games on my iPAD; which is somewhat surprising. I enjoy playing golf and traveling the world; which I have done a fair share of. I have worked and lived in Egypt for nearly three years; I have also lived in Canada; which was really cold. At one point in time I even worked in the Caribbean in St. Croix; which wasn’t as nice as it sounds. I believe are customs are pretty straight forward; have lots of BBQs on the weekends with friends and family, go to church as often as possible; but not as much as I should. I hope that one day I will look back on my life and know that I accomplished a lot; but I am sure that is yet to be defined and hopefully as my wife and I have more children they will help shape my legacy too.

At the present time when it comes to “Morality and Decision-Making” , people here make every attempt try to take care of each other as much as possible, and we do this through charitable actions and through general good deeds. As an example, when a...
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