Do sponsors not receive children's original letters anymore?

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We noticed that there is no longer an option to get our sponsored children's original letters. Is there no way to receive originals anymore?
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Tim and Jen Shaffer

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Craig Downs

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Nope they did away with that option, sad but true.
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Sierra, Employee

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Hi, Tim and Jen! Yes, we do no longer send children's original letters to their sponsors. We did this for a few reasons: It reduces costs, speeds up the letter-exchange process, and improves the experience for both supporters and sponsored children; and this change eliminated an entire separate process for sorting and shipping letters at both the US Headquarters and National Offices. It's a change that several people have had to adjust to, but we believe it was a step in the right direction. :)
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Sherrie Nelson

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Will sponsors still receive photo copies in the mail?
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Sierra, Employee

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Yes, absolutely! If your letter preferences are set to receive copies in the mail, then that won't be interrupted.
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Sherrie Nelson

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Thanks for confirmation, thanks for all the great service you and rest of Compassion staff do every day!!
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Sierra, Employee

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It's my pleasure, Sherrie! Thank you so much for your kind words. :)