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Ronald Reagan's Letter To Seventh Grader: Former President's Response To Middle Schooler's 'Disaster Relief Request' (PHOTO)

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In the years since it was first started, Shaun Usher's blog Letters of Note has brought fans more than 750 missives from famous figures past and present.

Earlier today, Usher tweeted a tongue-in-cheek letter sent by former president Ronald Reagan to a seventh grader in 1984. (He explained in a later tweet that it's from the book "Reagan: A Life In Letters.") In response to the middle schooler's inquiry -- "Today my mother declared my bedroom a disaster area. I would like to request federal funds to hire a crew to clean up my room." -- Reagan answered by first apologizing for a delay in responding (he had been in China) and then going on to provide a thorough analysis of Andy's predicament. Read the letter in full here:

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