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Love Letters: A New Fairytale For American Women?18:26

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It's time for Love Letters and what better time than on the day of the royal wedding to re-examine the traditional female fairytale of marriage, children, and a white picket-fence?

Our letter-writer is worried that she'll never meet the love of her life, and we stop to think: what is it that modern women want?


  • Meredith Goldstein, Love Letters columnist, Boston Globe
  • Michelle Cove, director/producer of the documentary "Seeking Happily Ever After," author, "Seeking Happily Ever After: How to navigate


This segment aired on April 29, 2011.

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