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Georgians turning to simplicity of typewriters amid digital overload
Dale Hoberg's Underwood typewriter, pictured on Thursday, is about 100 years old and was used by his dad.
Its keys are stuck and the ribbon dried out decades ago, but Dale Hoberg still loves his dad’s old typewriter. After making at least two cross-country trips from Pennsylvania to California to Georgia, the century-old Underwood typewriter has seen better days, but it’s still an object of fascination for the children in Hoberg’s family raised on iPhones and smart TVs. Typewriters across the country are coming back into fashion as adults reminisce about their pre-digital past, parents pick them up at antique markets for their children and people in general want a break from the computer screen.