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Finding Right Stamp

Contributed by Thomas T. Brayton, Reader's Digest, March 1980

Finding Right Stamp

A woman came into the post office where I work and asked to see a selection of 15-cent stamps. She wanted to choose a stamp design and theme appropriate for the wedding invitations she was mailing. After careful consideration, she happily announced she'd found exactly the right one: the John Paul Jones commemorative stamp that bears his rallying cry, "I have not yet begun to fight."