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Harold Fry

Harold Fry is recently retired and finds that he has little to occupy himself. He lives alone with his wife, Maureen, and the memory of their dead son, David. Harold spends a great deal of time focused on the regrets of his life and has basically forgotten how to live for today. His memories and regrets come to a head when he receives the letter from Queenie Hennessy. She was a colleague who had been very kind to Harold years earlier, especially at a very low point in Harold's life. He remembers that kindness and the letter makes him want to do something kind for Queenie. He writes a letter in reply but feels that it's simply insignificant for what he wants to say, and that prompts his decision to walk all the way to Berwick-upon-Tweed where Queenie is living out the remainder of her days in...

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