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Lauren Russ in Chicago reading letters that she wrote home as a child from sleepaway camp begging her parents to come and get her. While many children enjoy attending overnight camp, Russ is one of a number of adults who look back on the experience with less-than-fond memories of feeling homesick and lonely. Russ' tearful letters home to mom and dad are so famous in her family that her parents even read them at her wedding shower 10 years ago. (AP Photo/Michael S. Green)