Originally Posted by rukastar
I wondered the same thing myself. You'd have nothing to fear if you were John Smith from Chicago I suppose
I believe the way it is anyway, is that all the envelopes are opened and the items are placed along with the SASES. I would not be the slightest bit surprised if the letters are just thrown away. It helps keep things quick and very non-personal.
Yes this has been discussed extensively on some other sites. He does not read the letters. I wrote very short notes. Only sent one item per request. The past couple years I made the mistake sending multiples.