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Long-awaited coal miner stamp due in August

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The issuance of a postage stamp has brought elation and happiness to a group of supporters in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

"You just made my day. I did not know, I did not know," Wayne Namey said.

Namey, of Wilkes-Barre, didn’t know that what he and several other people have been trying to do for the past 30 years finally occurred.

The U.S. Postal Service will issue a coal miner stamp in August to honor the men and boys who mined coal in Northeastern Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the country.

Read more: Long-awaited coal miner stamp due in August – News – Standard Speaker.