As the world moves on and times change, being a child today can seem extremely different from what it was 100 years ago. 

 

But this Twitter account show us that there's perhaps not as much of a difference as we thought. 

 

Taking newspaper clippings and letters from archives, R.L.Ripples documents letters to Santa written by children over a century ago.

 

And they are completely heartwarming. 

 

Already preparing for what they want to be when they grow up: 

 

 

So sibling rivalry appears to always have been a thing: 

 

 

Some of them would actually bring a tear to your eye: 

 

 

But these will have you in stitches: 

 

 

This one especially hit us right in the feels:

 

 

It's so heartening to see that over time children still need the same things, love, compassion.... and maybe the odd hundred dollars worth of peanuts!  

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