Changes to the Postal Service leave this mail carrier exhausted -- yet eager to serve his residents

PHILADELPHIA — He walks hurriedly down the sidewalk, his tattered navy bag swaying back and forth, stuffed with letters, magazines, and small packages.“You’re still the mailman!” says a man in his 60s, nursing a cup of coffee by the bustling Upper Darby, Pa., street.“Yessir!” he replies. It’s Monday, the carrier’s first day back on the job after a week off, and the neighborhood has missed him.He’s proud to be a mail carrier — a position he’s held for two decades — but now that his job has been put at the center of a national debate, he’s been told by his bosses not to talk to reporters. He wan...


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