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Total eclipse to be commemorated on Forever Stamp

First-Day-of-Issue ceremony schedule June 20 in Laramie


April 28, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service will soon release a first-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it. The Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp, which commemorates the Aug. 21 eclipse, transforms into an image of the moon from the heat of a finger.  

Tens of millions of people in the United States hope to view this rare event, which has not been seen on the U.S. mainland since 1979. The eclipse will travel a narrow path across the entire country for the first time since 1918. The path will run west to east from Oregon to South Carolina and will include portions of 14 states. 

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