There is way to translate a date such as 8/27/2014 and to August 27, 2014. In the image below we show how the Event record user 13 field has been customized into a Narrative style date field which may look a bit better in a letter. This is an undocumented feature. Try it on the Tutor database first or get your favorite CIC to assist.
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