Symbolic Stamp Would Support Veterans Programs
According to reporter Richard Simon, "Larson came up with the idea for the stamp while going through letters his parents sent to each other during World War II.
“I couldn’t help but notice a unique ‘victory’ stamp that was used at the time as a means to help support the war effort,” he said, referring to a 3-cent violet “Win the War” stamp featuring the American eagle with wings spread in a V, encircled by 13 stars.
Larson is quoted in the article as saying the new stamp could spur school campaigns to write troops. It could be attached to the envelopes, in addition to the postage.
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