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Dancers, We Want To Hear Your Best Mail Call Stories

The 707 dancers who took over the Bryce Jordan Center over the weekend know firsthand just how grueling THON can be. Standing for nearly two days in a row takes an emotional and physical toll on one’s body, causing many to feel the urge to quit at one point or another.

It’s in these moments when Mail Call makes a huge difference. Letters of support or encouragement from family members and friends can lift the spirits of exhausted dancers by reminding them of why they THON and helping them push through the weekend.

Now, we want to hear your story. Fill out the form below and share your favorite memory about a letter or gift that helped you get through some of the most taxing hours of THON 2019.

Send any pictures that accompany your story to [email protected] along with your name and graduation year.

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Rory Pelella

Rory is a senior from Binghamton, New York majoring in Spanish and journalism. She's been bleeding blue and white ever since her older siblings decided to create a family dynasty in Happy Valley in 2006. So, as you can imagine, she loves absolutely everything Penn State (especially the Cheese Shoppe downtown). She's also a die-hard Yankees, Knicks, and Giants fan (it's brutal), and would do anything for a good old fashioned New York slice. Feel free to email her at ro[email protected] or follow her on twitter @rorypelella.

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