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Newspaper Writes Love Letter To Old Subscribers

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We knew things weren't looking great for the newspaper industry, but we didn't know things were this bad.

The Kentucky-based Herald-Leader is having a tough time lately and they're not embarrassed to show it. Seriously. They have begun sending a forlorn love letter to their former subscribers asking, "what happened to us?"

"We used to be inseparable," the paper wrote. "What do you say we start getting together again? I can drop by on Sundays and we can spend some quality time together."

This is either a great marketing scheme just before Valentine's Day or just the saddest thing ever. Or it's the kind of thing you see in a Lifetime movie just before the seemingly sweet guy turns out to have very stalkerish tendencies.

Would you accept their love note?

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(h/t: Poynter)

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