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A letter from Windsor Castle

Mary Kathryn Diggs of Port Haywood pulled something special on Monday from the mailbox at the end of her lane: a letter from Windsor Castle. In the letter, Richenda Elton, a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth II, thanks Diggs, a retired teacher and hospital ship worker, “for your card and the message you sent following Her Majesty’s broadcasts to the Nation and the Commonwealth.” Diggs heard the queen’s address of April 5 regarding the challenges of COVID-19 and said she was inspired by the monarch’s leadership and compassion. “I didn’t write to get a reply,” Diggs said, and that the letter was a great surprise which she will cherish. She plans to have it framed.


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