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7 mighty benefits of writing by hand

7 mighty benefits of writing by hand

While pen and paper may seem poised on the edge of obscurity, writing by hand offers a bevy of brain-boosting perks that should not be lost to technology. While I confess a love for many of the trappings of modernity, my inner Edith Wharton longs for the simple pleasures of a 19th century life. I daydream of sitting in the parlor writing letters to a sister or suitor, pages filled with swash-flourished script and the sound of an ink-dipped metal nib scratching along the paper. (And yes, my vision of Victorian living is completely romanticized and I'd likely not appreciate the lack of modern sanitation, medicine, human rights, and the like. But still.) I loved when my daughters started learning cursive in school; and was shocked to hear from parents at other schools that their children weren't learning how to write in script. And indeed, as the Washington Post reported last...

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