The late Maya Angelou is one of America's greatest poets and her memory is being honored by the United States Postal Service on one of its new Forever stamps.
However, the USPS used a quote from Maya that actually was a quote from children's book author Joan Walsh Anglund and the USPS has actually owned up to their mistake!
The quote reads, "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
And here's what the original quote writer, Joan Walsh Anglund had to say about the mix-up:
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Such a cute and easy idea!
Perezitos contributor, Candid Mommy, is back with another fun craft for the kiddies!
Sure, Valentine's Day is pretty much already here, but this neat gift idea will just take minutes to do.
Watch the video above as she shows you how to make a stamp from the "heart" using a little paint and your baby's feet.
A great gift for their daddy, the grandparents, or any other family member!
And for more Candid Mommy, click HERE to check out her YouTube page!
Happy Valentine's Day!
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Look at that face! Who wouldn't want to send a million letters using that stamp??
The U.S. Post Office has released a new stamp honoring Owney the dog, who was America's roaming dog back in the 1880s.
The story of Owney originates in upstate New York when a terrier mix was seen riding in the postal wagon of a mail delivery train. He rode along the U.S. railroad tracks giving luck to workers, who had dangerous jobs on train tracks that caused more than 2,000 injuries and 80 deaths.
Nancy Pope, historian and curator at the National Postal Museum spoke about the stamp:
"It’s been in the works for a long, long, long time. People would ask, 'Shouldn’t there be a stamp with Owney on it,' so it’s been one of those things that people bring up on a regular basis."
And looks like the Post Office gave in to their demands. And it's about time! This stamp is just too cute to not use!
[Image via National Postal Museum.]
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Not only is this super cool, but we think that he may actually be the first out gay man to appear on postage!
Check out the new Royal Mail British stamp featuring Harry Potter's number one gay, Albus Dumbledore, who appears in a special set of the world's most famous wizards, witches and enchanters (above)!
WERK it, diva! LOLz!
And see some of the other characters, including Aslan, Merlin, and Voldemort (below)!
[Image via Royal Mail/PA Wir.]
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