Byline: Terry Joyce
One of the simple pleasures that terrorists have taken from our GIs overseas is a letter from someone - anyone - back home.
The problem became obvious after Sept. 11 last year when a terrorist sent anthrax through the mail. The government's reaction was equally obvious: The "Dear Abby" letter-writing campaign to our military overseas was called off and people were asked to quit sending Christmas greetings to "any servicemember."
Keith Manning, a letter carrier at the Summerville Post Office, says he thought the ban on letter writing, while understandable, was terrible. With help from most of his co-workers, he set up a display at the post office urging people to "do the write thing" by sending a letter in a hand-written envelope provided in the …