A Little Push

In years gone by, the tree would be decorated with seasonal lights. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant Photo)
In years gone by, the tree would be decorated with seasonal lights. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant Photo)

A few steps from the rushes along Mirror Lake’s shore, a simple square mailbox atop a black post holds the collective emotions of strangers linked by their ties to UConn and their innate desire to connect with others.

Like a reverse Pandora’s box, opening the mailbox to discover the contents – a well-worn writing journal – releases into the world the stories of triumph, trepidation, joy, and anticipation from those who’ve anonymously shared their secrets in its pages.

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