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PHOTO: Kid ranger mails sticks back to Yosemite; hope for future restored



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Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park, California.
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Yosemite National Park
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Restore your hope in humanity's future with a letter mailed to Yosemite National Park by one of its Junior Rangers.

This selection of Friday feel-goodery comes via America's Great Outdoors, a photo Tumblr project of the U.S. Department of the Interior featuring America's public lands. 

Dear Park Rangers,

I am a Yosemite Junior Ranger. I went to Yosemite recently and accidentally brought home two sticks. I know I'm not supposed to take things from the park, so I am sending them back. Please put them in nature.

Thank you,
Evie

Notes the Tumblr, "we are happy to report that the sticks will soon be returned to their home."