Where to e-mail a scanned letter I wrote?

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I have written a letter which I would like to send to my child. Rather than mail in a physical copy and have you scan it, it seems easier to simply scan it myself and e-mail you the file. Is this possible? Is there a preferred format? Where do I e-mail it? Thanks!!
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Tom Borden

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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Hi Tom, 
Thank you so much for blessing your child with letters! They truly have the ability to change the life of a little one! Regrettably, we do not have a system in place to do what you are requesting. If you prefer not to mail in a letter, we would ask that you use the online writing tool that we have in place. You may access this by logging into your My Account at Compassion.com and choosing, "Write My Child". Please let us know if you have any additional questions! :)
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Jenny Kim

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You can scan your own letter and attach as a photo., but you can only attach upto 2 pages. Then retype your letters on a template just to be safe that it will be translated.
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Laura Allen

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I believe you could scan the letter you have written (up to 3 pages) so that they are jpegs.  Then go to your online account to "Write My Child" >"Compose Letter," then select the child ("Write").  That will take you to "1. Select Template."  At that point, you will select the third option "Upload" (see photo below). This will allow you to upload up to three full-page photos, which would be the jpegs of your letter pages.  In our Facebook Compassion group, we were told that this "Upload" option is for when we write letters on our own stationery but want to upload them rather than snail mail them.  We were told that they would be translated.  I just wrote a 1-page letter to my child in Thailand who was affected by a flood.  I saved it as a jpeg and then uploaded it, using that third option.  It is now showing on my account as sent, and it looks fine (see below)!

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