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Special delivery: Lisa Taylor is right at home as mail carrier

By Erika Pedroza | Published Thursday, June 16, 2011

Delivering Smiles

DELIVERING SMILES - For about a decade, Lisa Taylor of Decatur has delivered mail and a smile to Decatur residents and businesses. Taylor is the 11th feature in a series about local personalities. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

For a decade, Lisa Taylor of Decatur has delivered smiles, bills and a fair share of odd cargo as a mail carrier.

“I usually don’t know what I’m delivering, which can be an odd thing alone. But I know I’ve delivered homing pigeons and colored chicks,” she said. “When I was on the rural route, I also had to deliver a wedding ring. I got it to the bride an hour before her wedding, and she was just panicking. But when she got the ring, you could see the relief. It was really neat.”

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