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06/03/16 4:30pm
Janine Mahoney in her classroom at the Shelter Island School.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Janine Mahoney in her classroom at the Shelter Island School.

When Janine Mahoney was a fifth grader in Shoreham, she acquired a pen pal named Christine Hibbert who lived in Mansfield, England and had brown hair, blue eyes and glasses, just like 11-year-old Janine.

Over the four decades that Janine and Christine have exchanged letters, both have married, had daughters and led rich, rewarding lives. But the two women have never actually spoken to each other. (more…)