One wonders if the letter writer has any idea what ultimately happened to Robespierre.
The food bank received the letter on Nov. 21, and how it was sent was also remarkable, says Gaither. The sender used the Food Bank’s remit envelope, but used his or her own stamp, did not include a return address and used a fake name: “Citizen Robespierre”. Here are the contents of the letter:
According to the Food Bank spokesperson, a third of the people they serve are children, less than 10% are homeless, and about a third identify as white. Bigotry tends not to let facts get in its way, but there they are.