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Mail Moments of Nostalgia and Networking

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Left: Elena Heer (L), daughter of Guernsey, WY, Clerk Jane Heer and Guernsey Postmaster Curt Artery saddled up under the light of a full moon during a recent Pony Express ride reenactment. Right: Author Laura Vanderkam uses personalized stationery when keeping in touch with friends and contacts.

Get a behind the scenes peek of a Pony Express ride reenactment on this episode of Your Postal Podcast.

You'll also hear from the author of a recent Fast Company article on how to network with others.through the mail.

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You can also listen to this podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile

Please send feedback and story ideas to YourPostalPodcast@usps.com. Thanks for listening!
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‘The Greatest’: Boxer, humanitarian, pen pal

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At age 10, Stephanie Meade of Seattle sent a letter to legendary boxing icon Muhammad Ali -- with no street address -- that sparked what became a three-decade exchange of letters between "The Greatest" and his young fan. Left photo: Meade poses with Ali after meeting him in person for the first time at a 1991 charity event. Right photo: Meade met Ali again in 2014 at his home in Louisville, KY. (Photos courtesy Stephanie Meade)

The story of a young Seattle boxing fan's dream to communicate with Muhammad Ali and their thirty-plus-year pen pal relationship is featured in this edition of Your Postal Podcast.

Click here to read a transcript of this podcast.
Please send feedback and story ideas to YourPostalPodcast@usps.com. Thanks for listening!
You can also listen to the podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.
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‘The Greatest’: Boxer, humanitarian, pen pal - transcript

Transcript for August 2016 podcast.

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Take Me Out to the Mailbox

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The Baseball Seams Co. Owner Nathan Rueckert (left photo) creates works of art using the dreams of used baseballs. Sioux Falls, SD, City Carrier Don Shea (right photo) picks up a shipment of Rueckert's framed artwork for delivery to his customers across the country.

The grand American traditions of nostalgia, baseball and Priority Mail come together for the latest edition of Your Postal Podcast. You'll also hear about the new Forever Stamps honoring our National Parks' 100th Anniversary in our regular news roundup segment.
Click here to read a transcript of this podcast.
You can also listen to podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.
Please send feedback and story ideas to Yourpostalpodcast@usps.com. Thanks for listening!
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Postal Pride and Heartfelt Letters Highlight January Podcast

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Left: Gina Mulligan of Folsom, CA, founded 'Girls Love Mail' so that letters of encouragement go to women diagnosed with breast cancer. Right: Retail Associate Deanna Eliason loves providing outstanding service to customers at her Post Office in Marsing, ID.

This edition of Your Postal Podcast showcases employees sharing why they love their jobs. You'll also hear a California woman's inspirational story offering heartfelt messages to thousands of other cancer survivors sparked by a message she received from a total stranger. The podcast closes with a roundup of recent Postal Service news. 

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You can also access Your Postal Podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile
 Thanks for listening!
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Postal Pride and Heartfelt Letters Highlight January Podcast - Transcript

Transcript for January 2016 Podcast

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