In 1969, a man who graduated from the University of Michigan finally received a congratulatory message from his family and friends more than 50 years ago.
America-a man Finally received the telegram Congratulations to his family, he graduated from the University of Michigan in 1969, 50 years later.
Western Union cancelled its telegram service in 2006, and Robert Fink received a letter from Western Union this year. The Washington Post was the first to report on the completion of the delivery.
The banknotes first appeared in 1969 when he arrived at the Ann Arbor apartment where Fink lived with three college classmates. He went to New York that day to continue his graduate studies.
Christina Zaske found the news in December when she pulled out the bottom drawer of a cabinet that now belongs to ICON Interactive, a digital marketing agency based in Ann Arbor, looking for a piece of paper that fell inside.
Zaske searched Fink’s information on the Internet to find him and return the note. Fink is now a professor at the University of Auckland in Rochester, The Detroit suburb is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northeast of Ann Arbor.
Fink said that this letter made him reflect on his old friends and brought back many memories. He also regretted that he could not thank Ben and Lillian Fischman for their telegrams. He said that both have passed away.
Fink said: “It makes me feel tick in what they think of me. “It takes some work to send a telegram, it’s not like sending a text message. I am happy to learn that they thought of me and made an effort to communicate. ”