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1st Apr '16 1:32:21 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/GoodbyeLenin'', the mother reveals that she has been lying to her children about their father. He didn't leave for West Germany with a woman and he did write letters. Ariane later finds all of the old letters from her father and cries as she reads them.
24th Mar '16 8:03:09 PM Nyame
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* ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'': Early in the manga, Alice complains to Erina on how the latter never answered any of her letters when they were younger while she was in Denmark. [[spoiler:Later on, it turns out that Erina never got them, as her father Azami shredded them in order to isolate her while he was training (read: brainwashing) her. Alice knew this, and that's why, despite complaining to Erina about it, it's Azami she really hates for what happened]].
17th Mar '16 8:38:32 PM Vios
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* In ''Literature/GunsOfTheDawn'', Mary is upset that she hasn't had much correspondence from her husband, Tubal, who is away at war. When Emily ends up at the front and meets Tubal, she learns the reason the army censors letters "to preserve morale", so Tubal knew that any letters he sent would just disappear unless he lied to Mary about what things were like.
2nd Dec '15 2:13:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''BeCool'', Raji has been deleting Elliot's answering machine when he finds out that Chili has been getting him acting auditions. Chili proves his treachery when he gets Elliot to check the messages on his cell phone, where he finds duplicates of the deleted messages.

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* In ''BeCool'', ''Film/BeCool'', Raji has been deleting Elliot's answering machine when he finds out that Chili has been getting him acting auditions. Chili proves his treachery when he gets Elliot to check the messages on his cell phone, where he finds duplicates of the deleted messages.



* In SingleWhiteFemale, when Allie's ex Sam shows up, hoping to reconcile, he asks why she never responded to the letter he sent. She claims to have never gotten it. Later in the film, when rifling through her roommates things, she finds it.

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* In SingleWhiteFemale, ''Film/SingleWhiteFemale'', when Allie's ex Sam shows up, hoping to reconcile, he asks why she never responded to the letter he sent. She claims to have never gotten it. Later in the film, when rifling through her roommates things, she finds it.
12th Nov '15 7:43:05 AM Prfnoff
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* In ''TheColorPurple'', Nettie promises to write her sister Celie, but as time passes Celie doesn't receive any letters, so she assumes Nettie is dead. Later, she discovers that her abusive husband has been hiding the letters.
* In the novel ''Literature/AFistfulOfSky'', Gypsum [=LaZelle=]'s mother uses harmful magic on her while the rest of her family is away on vacation. Gypsum calls her father's cell phone every night to plead for help, but he never picks up. When he finally gets back he claims to have never received any calls, and Gypsum realises that her mother tampered with her phone.
* An strange variation in GabrielGarciaMarquez's ''Literature/ChronicleOfADeathForetold'', when Angela Vicario begins to write compulsively to the [[ArrangedMarriage arranged husband]] who dumped her, after realizing she had fallen in love with him after all. She keeps writing a daily letter, for about seventeen years, without having any response and eventually without expecting one. When he finally comes back with her, he carries several thousands of unopened letters with him -- he just couldn't get himself to read them.

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* In ''TheColorPurple'', ''Literature/TheColorPurple'', Nettie promises to write her sister Celie, but as time passes Celie doesn't receive any letters, so she assumes Nettie is dead. Later, she discovers that her abusive husband has been hiding the letters.
* In the novel ''Literature/AFistfulOfSky'', Gypsum [=LaZelle=]'s mother uses harmful magic on her while the rest of her family is away on vacation. Gypsum calls her father's cell phone every night to plead for help, but he never picks up. When he finally gets back he claims to have never received any calls, and Gypsum realises that her mother tampered with her phone.
* An A strange variation in GabrielGarciaMarquez's ''Literature/ChronicleOfADeathForetold'', when Angela Vicario begins to write compulsively to the [[ArrangedMarriage arranged husband]] who dumped her, after realizing she had fallen in love with him after all. She keeps writing a daily letter, for about seventeen years, without having any response and eventually without expecting one. When he finally comes back with her, he carries several thousands of unopened letters with him -- he just couldn't get himself to read them.



* In ''EndersGame'', its unknown whether it's standard-operating procedure to prevent letters from home to go through, but it's certainly one of the ways they isolate Ender. Eventually, a letter gets through from his loving sister Valentine, but Ender realizes that since she obviously had to write it under duress, it just means they have begun to use her to manipulate him as well.

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* In ''EndersGame'', ''Literature/EndersGame'', its unknown whether it's standard-operating procedure to prevent letters from home to go through, but it's certainly one of the ways they isolate Ender. Eventually, a letter gets through from his loving sister Valentine, but Ender realizes that since she obviously had to write it under duress, it just means they have begun to use her to manipulate him as well.
6th Nov '15 8:04:03 PM nombretomado
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-->-- ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'', episode 5x02, "Boy Meets [[TheRealWorld Real World]]"

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-->-- ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'', episode 5x02, "Boy Meets [[TheRealWorld [[Series/TheRealWorld Real World]]"
31st Oct '15 8:45:07 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''{{Quantum And Woody}}'' comic book, Woody eventually stumbles across the many letters with child support checks his father had sent; his mother was too proud to cash them or mention them, but not too proud to pawn his beloved guitar.

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* In the ''{{Quantum ''ComicBook/{{Quantum And Woody}}'' comic book, Woody eventually stumbles across the many letters with child support checks his father had sent; his mother was too proud to cash them or mention them, but not too proud to pawn his beloved guitar.
1st Oct '15 9:00:22 PM Willbyr
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* In ''MyGirl'', Kazama Masamune had been constantly writing and sending letters to his ex-girlfriend, who despite both of them being very much in love still, had moved away and cut off all contact with him. He discovers later she had received every letter, written a reply for each one, telling Kazama just how much she missed and wanted to be with him, then stored that answering letter away and never sent any of them.
* In ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', Matoi, Nozomu's biggest StalkerWithACrush is shown to read his mail and throw it out before it reaches him. There's a joke on one point about the mailman having a bit of a crush on her because he always sees her/chats a bit when he delivers the mail.

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* In ''MyGirl'', ''Manga/MyGirl'', Kazama Masamune had been constantly writing and sending letters to his ex-girlfriend, who despite both of them being very much in love still, had moved away and cut off all contact with him. He discovers later she had received every letter, written a reply for each one, telling Kazama just how much she missed and wanted to be with him, then stored that answering letter away and never sent any of them.
* In ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', Matoi, Nozomu's biggest StalkerWithACrush is shown to read his mail and throw it out before it reaches him. There's a joke on one point about the mailman having a bit of a crush on her because he always sees her/chats a bit when he delivers the mail.
24th Sep '15 10:53:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* This happens to Bridget in the SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants series. Her father has been keeping and hiding all the letters her grandmother has sent her over the years.

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* This happens to Bridget in the SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants ''Literature/TheSisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants'' series. Her father has been keeping and hiding all the letters her grandmother has sent her over the years.
13th Sep '15 11:20:18 PM jormis29
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** There's an episode where a teenage girl dies. Her former best friend is haunted by her since she is angry that she let their friendship die after she moved away. It is revealed that the second girl's mom had hidden the letters because the family had moved to split the girls up. They were switched at birth, and the second mother was unable to cope with the idea.

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** There's an episode where a teenage girl dies. Her former best friend is haunted by her since she is angry that she let their friendship die after she moved away. It is revealed that the second girl's mom had hidden the letters because the family had moved to split the girls up. They were switched at birth, SwitchedAtBirth, and the second mother was unable to cope with the idea.
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