I always start my mornings with a cup of coffee and The Day. The headlines usually scream of countries on the brink of war and shootings. But how refreshing it was to read the article, "Pen pals write the book on friendship," (June 12). It's so important to let our senior citizens know they are not forgotten and give kudos to the younger generation for reaching out to them. It would be wonderful if more schools would follow Mary Morrisson Elementary School's example. Just think how many hearts would be touched. I know mine was.