Valor and Valentines

Posted in USPS, postal news, stamp by yourpostalpodcast on February 11th, 2013

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The February 2013 edition of Your Postal Podcast opens with the story of dozens of volunteers from a small Colorado town whose annual quest is to spread love around the world via special Valentine's Day postmarks.

Also, in recognition of the issuance of the a new Forever stamp in Rosa Parks' honor, you'll hear the story of the civil rights activist's famous bus ride as told by the executive director of a Michigan institute founded by Parks.

Click here for a transcript of this podcast.

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Caption: The Rosa Parks' stamp honored the civil rights leader's 100th birthday. Volunteers place a special postmark on more than 180,000 Valentines in Loveland, CO