The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service hopes its new Harry Potter stamps will spark enthusiasm among a new generation of stamp collectors. USPS hide caption

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A U.S. Postal service employee loads his van as he prepares to leave the loading dock to deliver mail from the Los Feliz Post Office in Los Angeles. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Letter carrier Raymond Hou delivering mail on his route in San Francisco (March 2010 file photo). Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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