Split 8th of April 1972.
Dear all I want to write few words we are worried what is with you because you are not writing, I expected to hear from you but nothing from you.
Dear uncle (paternal) and aunt I write to you that we are not as young as before. Mother is sick and she hadn't got up from her bad for three months. She lives with Ivan since father died she did go back to the village. Dear to write to you that Marija daughter of Ante got married and she has a daughter and she is well. Ivan's children are well, Zeljko goes to school 2nd grade and he is good, Josko goes to the kindergarten. Dear all I am asking you to write to us to hear how are you, we hoped you would come back with a son or a daughter. Tell to aunt that Ivan has finished school and he can go now. (First page)
And that Ivan has a car and we can drive wherever you want to go. Dear all to write to you how is my Ankica, she is well she has a daughter Marina who is two and a half. Dear uncle and aunt I will finish now receive greetings from me, from Stipe and brothers and sisters especially from mother and if you can write to us few words. Love and kisses from your Pera.
Bog uncle and aunt.
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Vienna, Virginia, US of A