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Dutch Railways began "Heartbeats," a program to connect strangers who had met on trains, in the 1990s. It started with messages printed out on free train magazines before the railway moved Heartbeats online in 2008. Evert Elzinga/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Reconnecting Strangers On A Train, One Tumblr Post At A Time

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