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Residents Show Appreciation for Longtime Mailman

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For more than sixteen years, residents on Grandview Lane in Bismarck have had their mail delivered by Bob Schumacher in an old, orange jeep. But, on Saturday, their favorite letter carrier will retire. So, they decided to surprise him.

As he did his route for the last time, neighbors decorated their mailboxes and left letters of thanks for his service.

Schumacher was taken aback by the outpouring of love.

"They're very nice people. I really enjoy them, appreciate them, especially the dogs. They're my best friends out there. I'm going to miss them."

He says he plans on spending the first few weeks of his retirement on the road in his old RV.

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