Mail carrier Clifford Bodine, Michigan, 1955. (Wallace Kirkland—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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Mail carrier Clifford Bodine, Michigan, 1955. (Wallace Kirkland—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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