If you’ve never heard of Post Secret, you haven’t spent enough time online. Frank Warren started Post Secret almost 10 years ago and has amassed half a million post cards from people who anonymously unburden themselves of their serious, gross, funny and frivolous secrets.

Last weekend I went to see Post Secret: The Play at Performance Works. Frank Warren and his team assembled a mixed bag of postcards, emails, voice mails, and audio clips from live gatherings to bring the Post Secret story and all the many sub-stories alive. The curated collection of pictures and audio ephemera celebrated Post Secret’s tremendous ability to touch those who feel alone and marginalized. “You are not alone,” was a recurring theme in the cards and a loud call to those standing on the bridge ready to jump, those with an eating disorder, those with seemingly no hope left.

Snail mail for the win!

 

 

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