Today’s Solutions: May 19, 2022

While reality TV stars, politicians, and sports athletes get the bulk of media attention, there’s a worthy group of workers who deserve a little more stardom in America: The men and women of the US Postal Service. That’s right, at times when natural disaster brings chaos to communities, courier services such as USPS and UPS are the ones who help return a sense of normalcy. When the deadly wildfire in 2017 ran through Santa Rosa, California, USPS workers continued to drive through the area to find any outgoing mail and make sure it gets to its destination. When disaster-struck areas rebuild, such as Florida after Hurricane Michael, its UPS that uses the company’s logistics to coordinate strategic plans that help bring food, water, and medicine to people in need. And now after the polar vortex that brought bitter cold to the Midwest, its America’s courier services who are the first ones back on the road to do their job. If you haven’t noticed the quiet heroism of mail delivery before, check out this story here.

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