96-Year-Old Writes 8,000 Holiday Cards For US Troops

A 96-year-old grandma from Kansas has spent her time this year writing holiday cards to American troops. Mary Peterson, also known as Grandma Mary, has handwritten nearly 24,000 cards since 2020, with 8,000 written this year alone. The task requires her to write about 50 cards per day and begins in the summer.

… Peterson’s community donates thousands of blank cards to her, saving her from the expense. Once she finishes filling the cards, she brings them to the Fort Riley Army base for shipping