This married couple, David and Wani Shaw, received an anonymous letter which said:
We are able to analyze the letter, as is, with some information about the author emerging.
First, however, let's examine the quotes from the couple. They are married, and have a business that began as a pushcart and graduated to a store. The quotes are inspiring.
Wani said, "Whoever wrote that letter is in the dying minority. We don't deny that past, but we don't relive it. We're part of a generation that knows better. And wants more."
Regarding moving to California:
"Hey, we aren't going to California. There's a drought there! That'll put us out of business!"
David Shaw as to why he posted it:
"I posted it because there was no way I could communicate with the person," he said. "There was no return address, no name. This was the only way I could communicate."
The Shaws are owners of Magic City Sweet Ice, an authentic Italian Ice shop in Homewood.
A year ago, , they were working hard to start a business from a push-cart at the Woodlawn Street Market. This past April, they opened their first store in West Homewood, at 715 Oak Grove Road.
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