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A letter from English poet and playwright William Golding thanking McDonald for sending him a birthday card.

South African writer Nadine Gordimer thanks McDonald and her students for wishing her a happy birthday.
McDonald and her class had sent British novelist Doris Lessing good wishes. Lessing returned the favor.
McDonald’s class had written to author Walker Percy. His postcard expresses his pleasure in knowing that the
children had read his work.
Stevenson, then a candidate for president of the United States, thanks Mr. McDonald for his ideas.