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Carriers’ thoughtful actions go viral

Left: Sandy, UT, City Carrier Assistant Ron Lynch and 12-year-old Mathew Flores are interviewed on FOX News Channel's FOX & Friends after a groundswell of online interest in Lynch's plea for book donations for his young customer. Right: Glendale, AZ, City Carrier Mike Raymer talks with reporters about his letter to customers on his route after the handwritten note was posted online and went viral.

The Thanksgiving edition of Your Postal Podcast features two letter carriers whose thoughtful actions and words ended up "going viral" online.
You'll hear how a Sandy, UT, carrier who discovered a boy reading advertising mail near a mailbox was able to influence hundreds of people to ship books to the youngster.
You'll also meet a Glendale, AZ, carrier who notified his customers about his plans to retire via a heartfelt letter -- and his message ended up getting posted online and drawing reactions of praise from around the world.
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Letter Carriers’ Heroics = Just Another Day at USPS


Greenville, SC, City Carrier Christopher Brown (left) has received praise for his quick action to save a baby from choking while on his route. Pictured at right, Boise, ID, City Carrier Gretchen Young receives an award from the Idaho Commission for Libraries from Boise Overland Trail Station Manager Les Miller.

This edition introduces you to two letter carriers who have earned customers' praises -- one for saving a baby's life, the other for delivering information and entertainment to customers with disabilities. You'll also hear a roundup of the latest postal news.

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Letter Carriers’ Heroics = Just Another Day at USPS, Transcript

Transcript for the November Podcast.

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Cartoons, Carriers and Composers

Family Circus cartoonist Jeff Keane (left) displays this year's poster artwork for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive at his California studio. Right: Steve Byam and Craig Randolph, fellow Medford, OR, letter carriers are making music together in their band, "Post." (Jeff Keane photo courtesy Spencer Keane.)

The story behind the Family Circus cartoons used to publicize each year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive leads off April's edition of Your Postal Podcast. Next, you'll hear how two Oregon letter carriers have formed a band to create music inspired by their work. 

The podcast concludes with a news roundup and details on how to enter to win an official program from the Austin, TX, First Day of Issue Ceremony for the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.
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