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Carrier Pigeons Make a Comeback, But Pigeon Post Only Lets You Send Mail the Regular Way

Pigeon Post

Remember the days when the air smelled fresher, the earth was greener, and people sent their mail using homing pigeons? Those days are long gone, but an organization called the Letter Writers Alliance is working to bring back carrier pigeons to encourage people to start corresponding via post again. But don’t expect actual pigeons to make a comeback, because they’re going at it in the most unusual way possible: plastic carrier pigeons.

The LWA is selling Pigeon Post kits that contain everything you need to get started on your correspondence: one plastic pigeon, three message forms, three mailing label pouches, and instructions on how to get started. It also comes with postage for one mailing, so you essentially have everything you need to get started with LWA’s kit.

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