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Omar Shehab


September 29, 2009
Dear Brendan,
We live in New Hampshire. We have a nurse at our school. The classroom has two fish and one hermit crab. I like to play with Legos. My favorite food is pizza. What is yours? We will waiting to hear from you!
Your friend,
Will

November 9, 2009
Dear Will,
My favorite food is shrimp. My favorite animal is dogs. What is yours? My favorite time of the school day is math. What is yours? My favorite color is red. What is yours?
Your friend,
Brendan

November 19, 2009
Dear Brendan,
My favorite color is red too. My favorite subject is math too! My favorite animal is a dog too. We have two fish and one hermit crab. What is your second favorite color? Mine is blue.
Your friend,
Will


December 3, 2009
Dear Will,
I have two friends. How many friends do you have? We have Christmas. Do you? I have a boat. We take it to Elkhead Reservoir. My favorite game is video games. My birthday is in October. When is yours? Today we made cookies in school. Did you?
Your friend,
Brendan


From Nathan in Lusaka:

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To Ahmad and Omar Shehab in Beirut:

Dear Ahmad,
My name is Brendan. I am 7 years old. I live in Colorado. I go to school at Sunset. I like math. My favorite color is red. What is yours?
Your friend,
Brendan


Dear Brendan,
I am Ahmad from Khalil Shehab School. I am seven years old, too. I am happy to read your letter. My favorite subject is English. We do a lot of activities in the English periods. My favorite animal is fish. My favorite fruit is apple. My favorite color is red.
Your friend,
Ahmad

Dear Ahmad,
We have a little town. Do you? My favorite toy is a race car. What is yours? I have two friends. Do you? We have Christmas. Do you? I have a boat. I ride at Elkhead Reservoir. Do you have a boat?
Your friend,
Brendan



Dear Brendan,
I am Omar. I am seven years old. I live in Beirut. My favorite hobby is playing computer games. I like to play computer games with my friends. My favorite school subject is English. My favoirte color is orange. I have many friends and I am happy to have new friends. Who is your best friend?
Your friend,
Omar

December 3, 2009
Dear Omar,
I like to ride my bike do you? I am going to Disney on Ice. Are you? My Nanny has a big pond. My nanny is my grandma. We have 17 kids in our class. How many do you have?
Your friend,
Brendan


Dear Benden,
I live in Beirut. Beirut is the capital of Lebanon. It is a big city. There are many tall buildings and malls. My favorite is race car, too. I have one race car at home. It is red. I have six friends. We like to play hide and seek together. I don't have a boat. Do you like flowers? I like roses.
Ahmad

Dear Brendan,
I like to ride a bike, but I don't have one. We have 26 students in our class. I like to go to Disney one day. My favorite hobby is swimming. My dad taught me how to swim. What do you like to share with your grandma? I have a computer. Do you?
Omar

Dear Omar,
I do not have a computer. My parents do. My favorite sport is basketball. What is yours? We making a little town in our class. Are you? What did you ask for for Christmas? Have you been good?
Your friend,
Brendan


March 10, 2010
Dear Brenden,
I have a computer, but I don't have an email. My brother and sister have emails. I like to play football with my friends. Tell me about the little town in your class. I don't celebrate Christmas, but we celebrate Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. I got puzzles.
Your friend,
Omar

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Dear Ahmed and Omar Shehab,
Do you know of African drumming? We have African drummers at our school.

Your friend,
Will



March 10, 2010
Dear Will,
No, we only have seen them on TV. It's so nice that you have African drummers at your school. Tell us about what you'll do on this day.

Ahmad and Omar

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Dear pen pals,
I like to race my brother, Colby around my house. Sometimes I win but sometimes he beats me. I save my energy for the last lap and beat him. What is your hobby?
Your friend,
Brendan

Dear friends,
I like playing wii and I like playing nintendo DS. My favourite magazine is called Four Wheeler. Do you have a favourite magazine?
From Nathan


Dear friends,
It is spring here. We have a lady bug and a praying mantises egg.
We are learning about cowboys and we are going to have a cowboy program.
Nathan I do have a favorite magazine and it is hot rods.
What is your favorite color?
My favorite color is red and blue.
Your friend,

Brendan.


Dear friends,
We have spring games. It is fun. Spring games is today. The bugs are coming out. How many teeth have you lost? I have lost 4 teeth. We are going to Squam Lake. Are you going anywhere? I ride the bus to school, do you?
Your friend,
Will