Question regarding Compassion History.

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My wife came across an envelope of old cards (about 2.5" x 3.25") with Compassion, Inc. on them. The corporate address is 7774 Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60634. They look like they are child sponsorship cards from the late 60's or early 70's. They have a child's picture on the front and a short story about the child on the back. Child sponsorship was only $12/month back then. Do these sound like they were what Compassion International used back then?
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Now that is a flash from the past! Compassion International started in Chicago in 1952. Irving Park Road was our address in Chicago so it sounds like you found some old child sponsorship cards! We'd love to keep those cards in our showcase since we're always trying to keep track of where we came from. :) If you're willing to send them to us, our (new) address is:

Compassion International
Attn. Susan, SDR
Colorado Springs, CO 80997