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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The U.S. Postal Service was created almost 232 years ago, in July 1776. Vern Wevley's been kicking up dust on area roads as a rural USPS carrier for almost four decades.


But for some reason, some of his co-workers think it's been longer than that.

"Do you remember Ben Franklin?" asked Pat Schneider as they prepared for their routes.

Wevley shakes his head and grins.

"I get all these things," he said.

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