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Sam reads every letter, but can only reply to a few each week. If your letter is chosen, you’ll be able to see Sam’s reply on the website. Even if your letter isn’t published, there are lots of ways to get support:

New letters are published each week, so check back in a couple of weeks to see if yours has been answered.

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My friend's eating problem

Hi Sam, My friend has been doing something lately, and its making me worry. I haven't seen her at break or lunchtimes...

Job related

Hi Sam . I am 12 and I want to be a environmental geologist cos I love nature. but my parents won't allow me because ...

Running away

if i do plan to run away what is the best thing i can do to get it out of my mind?i have been thinking of it for a wh...

Scared if I'm on my period.

Hi Sam. I'm 10 years old and I'm feeling kid of scared because I've been seeing blood on my underwear and when i use ...

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