Dead Or, Now, Alive, Who Belongs On A U.S. Stamp?
STEVE INSKEEP, host: Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
Even as people talk of mortal threats to the U.S. Postal Service, people on stamps have come alive. Until yesterday, only people who'd been dead for at least five years could appear on U.S. postage stamps. It was, in that way, a little like becoming a saint. But now the Postal Service is inviting suggestions for living people who deserve to be on a stamp. People can submit their ideas through Facebook and Twitter, and of course by mail. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.
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