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86. Her Handwriting Was Messy
Julia was known around school for having the
handwriting. It was unique, clear, and consistent. No
how fast she wrote, it always looked the
. Her handwriting was almost like a computer font.
, on the other hand, had very messy handwriting.
people see Marilyn's handwriting, they think that it
to a guy. If Marilyn wrote fast, you
't even tell what she wrote. Marilyn's boyfriend requested
she write and send him a letter. He
all the way across the country. Marilyn was
of her handwriting and did not want her
to think less of her.
Marilyn asked Julia
write it for her. "I don't think you
lie to him like that. What if he
out one day? He'll think you are a
," Julia said. "He will never find out. Can
please write it for me? Here, I typed
what I want to say," Marilyn said. Julia
agreed. The next day, Julia gave Marilyn the
. Marilyn thanked her and shipped it out to
boyfriend. He sent her a letter back saying
he was really impressed with her handwriting.
, he visited Marilyn at her school. While they
walking in the hallway, he noticed Marilyn's face
the wall. "Hey! It's you!" he said. Next
her picture, there was her handwritten essay that
an A+. "This writing doesn't look like yours,"
said. Marilyn admitted that she had Julia write
letter. Her boyfriend laughed. "I don't care if
have nice handwriting or not. Just be yourself,"