Postcard Mailed During 1993 Hong Kong Trip Is Just Delivered A man was visiting Hong Kong and he sent a postcard home to his children. The State Journal-Register reports it took 26 years to reach a house in Illinois that now has different occupants.
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Postcard Mailed During 1993 Hong Kong Trip Is Just Delivered

Postcard Mailed During 1993 Hong Kong Trip Is Just Delivered

Postcard Mailed During 1993 Hong Kong Trip Is Just Delivered

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A man was visiting Hong Kong and he sent a postcard home to his children. The State Journal-Register reports it took 26 years to reach a house in Illinois that now has different occupants.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. In 1993, a man visited Hong Kong and sent a postcard to his kids, which was just delivered. The State Journal-Register says it took 26 years to reach a house in Illinois that now has different occupants. In the card, the man offers Leena and Muhammad Ali Kizilbash a glimpse of 1990s Hong Kong - extremely crowded, he writes, with fishing boats that have restaurants inside serving seafood that is still crawling on your plate.

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