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Letter carriers deserve our thanks

Today I went to the book store and saw a book titled “Letters from a Soldier,” and I began to cry. My son just enlisted in the Marines and will be heading to boot camp on March 10. The only communication I’ll have with him are letters.

My husband has been delivering letters for 17 years, and until today I never truly understood what he does. He brings hearts back home. I know in my heart that he thinks his job is a simple job. I just wanted to thank him, and the rest of Nevada County Postal Employees, for doing their jobs.

My prayer for them is that they see the value of what they do, and know that there will be many days during the holidays that they will be delivering more then bills. They will deliver hearts that came home for Christmas through a letter.



Gina Gippner

Grass Valley


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