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to know that these two ladies are two little old wrinkly ladies, white hair, bairly walking. living their last years taking bottles of vitamins, cooking for families that are too busy living their lives, and maybe thinking about the past. everyone grows old. live. breathe. enjoy every minute of it. one day, its all going to be gone.
After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.