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This Teacher Gave His Students The Most Meaningful Assignment Of Their Lives

Bruce Farber asks his students to write letters to their future selves — and holds on to them for 20 years.

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For decades, Mr. Farrer has been keeping track of the letters his students write to their future selves. Twenty years later, he manages to track them down, all over the world, and sends the letters.

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The video is part of WestJet's "above and beyond" campaign.


Feeling inspired to write a letter to your future self? Bummed that you don't have a Mr. Farrer in your life? Have no fear, FutureMe.Org is here! You can write a letter and decide how far into the future you receive it.