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Mail carrier causes damage to graduation photos

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I would like to thank the U.S. Postal Service for leaving my only grandson’s graduation pictures — professionally taken in his cap and gown — crammed between the rocking chair and the wall on my front porch. I have no idea how long the package had been there, but I found it Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.

The package was clearly stamped in big, bold black letters “Photos, do not bend.”

My photos, as well as the package they came in, were wet and bent. I just don’t understand how someone knowing what was in a package would wedge it between a rocker and a wall, not to mention that it had been windy and raining for the past two weeks.

I am trying to air-dry my photos, but if this doesn’t work, someone is going to have to pay for my photos to be re-ordered — and it’s not going to be me!

All the postal carrier had to do was leave a note in my mailbox and I would have gladly driven the five minutes up to the Kenly post office to pick up my package.

Nancy Tedder