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Woman who got postcard sent in 1993 tracks down sender

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    Kim Draper received a postcard, which depicts a scene of fishing boats in Hong Kong, at her home in Springfield on July 8 that was postmarked and sent from Hong Kong exactly 26 years ago to a previous family that lived at her address.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. >> An Illinois woman who recently got a 1993 postcard in her mailbox has tracked down the man who sent it to his children more than two decades ago.

Kim Draper’s story about the mysterious Hong Kong postcard was published in the State Journal-Register in Springfield and picked up by the Associated Press.

Masrour Kizilbash sent the postcard to his family while working overseas in 1993. He told the newspaper that he was “fascinated with the area” and wanted to share his experiences.

Kizilbash’s family was living in Springfield at the time. He always figured that they had received the postcard. With the help of social media, Draper learned that a son now lives in suburban Chicago. A reunion with the postcard is planned.

Officials say it got tied up in Hong Kong or might have been stuck in old equipment.

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