Perry Family to Telephone England

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These days, we’re definitely recognising the value of being able to stay connected with friends and family. Technology makes that possible, even when we can’t connect in person. In this era of instant communications with anyone, anywhere in the world, here’s something to think about:

Front page article from the Creston Review, 19 December 1946

Imagine living in a world where a long-distance telephone call is front-page news!

  • If you could only make one long-distance call this year, who would you call? Why?
  • What would you talk about?
  • How would you even arrange the call?
  • How would you feel about not seeing a family member for more than twenty years?

Share your thoughts in the comments below!