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Alaska to Florida: Kilgore attacks the improbable

As Maya Angelou once said to someone at the U.S. Postal Service, the reason to climb a mountain is “because it’s there.”

Whatever the reason, former Holy Trinity distance runner David Kilgore is fascinated with extreme distances. 964 more words

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Pen Me: An Invitation to Write Letters

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How exciting is it to get a letter in the mail? It probably does not happen often, but when it does, it is nice to open a letter that has been written by hand by a friend or a family member – and just for you! 407 more words

Deputy Postmaster Stroman Explains The Controversy Around Maya Angelou's Forever Stamp

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Though Chuck D. of Public Enemy once rhymed “Most of my heroes don’t appear on no stamps,” that seems to be changing. In recent years the Postal Service has honored several Black heroes including Ray Charles and Tuskegee Airman Chief Anderson. 398 more words

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US Postal Service puts someone else’s quote on Maya Angelou commemorative stamp

Nothing like showing your appreciation for a late American icon by botching the method of honoring that person. The Postal Service, no stranger to bungling things, may have done that on Tuesday at a dedication ceremony for the new Maya Angelou “Forever” stamp. 187 more words

Arts And Culture

Racist Literary Fraud Maya Angelou Honored with Postage Stamp

Good Lord, the ever loving celebration of communist and racist Maya Angelou continues unchallenged as the queen of insufferable hatred and poor prose is given a “Forever” stamp from the US Postal Service. 231 more words

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The Postman Strikes Again

Good grief. If you’ve ever wondered why we pooches don’t like mail people, here’s another story.

The Postman Always Walks Twice

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