USPS To Honor ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ With Forever Stamp

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The United States Postal Service will issue a Mister Rogers stamp in 2018 timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of PBS’s “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

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The USPS made the announcement today, citing the “beloved television neighbor” who “inspired and educated young viewers with warmth, sensitivity, and honesty.”

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A mock-up of a preliminary version of the Forever stamp shows Fred Rogers, wearing his trademark, red, zip-up sweater, with King Friday.

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No issuance date for the stamp was announced in the USPS “sneak preview,” which also revealed stamps featuring performer/civil rights activist Lena Horne, astronaut Sally Ride, and singer/songwriter John Lennon.

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