Carriers’ 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.

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.

To listen to this edition, go to: http://yourpostalpodcast.com or click here.

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1 Comment

  1. grannybunny

     /  November 25, 2015

    Social media has adversely affected First-Class Mail volume, but it has also bound us together in other ways. I’m glad USPS is adapting to the Digital Revolution and handling the resulting upticks in package deliveries.

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