Boxes containing hiker's supplies, sent care of general delivery, await pickup at the post office in Caratunk, Maine, Thursday, July 28, 2011. The U.S. Postal Service plans to close some rural post ... more 
Boxes containing hiker's supplies, sent care of general delivery, await pickup at the post office in Caratunk, Maine, Thursday, July 28, 2011. The U.S. Postal Service plans to close some rural post offices including some that Appalachian Trail hikers have to come to rely on for vital supply drops on their trip from Georgia to Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Robert F. Bukaty
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 3:16 PM EDT