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This 1967 letter from Bowie to a fan is excellent

Everyone has had their own stories to tell since the sad news of David Bowie's death broke yesterday morning.

Little snippets of his life have also been doing the rounds on social media; no doubt there will be plenty more to come as more formal tributes and collections are put together to & mark the man's life of artistry.

One of our favourite pieces to have been shared on Twitter so far though is this letter Bowie wrote after receiving a correspondence in 1967 from his first American fan. It's fascinating to read such a charming letter from someone who was clearly ambitious, but also at the very start of his journey, taking nothing for granted and thinking about the world with wide-eyed optimism.

Take a look below - what a nice guy.

(Main image: Rex)