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Dear Editor:

I am responding to an article that appeared in the March 11 edition of The Aspen Times (“Top postal service official addresses shortfall, rivals”).

Patrick Donahoe, the deputy postmaster general of the United States, admits that service at post offices can be slow. Well, it is slow, when a letter from Europe takes three weeks, and from Brazil, takes four weeks, considering it used to take five to six days in the ’60s and ’70s from Europe.

Mr. Donahoe admits the service is slow, even when the price of stamps goes up continuously. No wonder people are using e-mail, including me.

Michael Ohnmacht

Redstone


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