USPS to release postal stamp on Mother Teresa

Washington, September 1 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) The US Postal Service would release a postage stamp to mark Mother Teresa’s birth centenary.

The USPS said the stamp would be issued on Sept  5, the day Mother Teresa died in 1997.
“The US Postal Service will pay tribute to Mother Teresa, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work,” the USPS said..The stamp features a portrait of Mother Teresa painted by award-winning artist Thomas Blackshear II of Colorado Springs in Colorado.

Every year, the US Postal Service releases a series of commemorative stamps, honouring people, places and institutions.

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