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Michelle Obama’s ‘Just Move!’-inspired stamps halted due to safety concerns

- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 10, 2013

The U.S. Postal Service halts its Michelle Obama-inspired "Just Move!" stamp series because many of the children depicted in the stamps aren't wearing safety gear, The Daily Caller reported.

"The stamps are on hold with the printer and we have not made a decision at this point, right now, with respect to how we are going to move forward," a USPS spokesman told the website.

According to a report from Linn's Stamp News, the President's Council on Fitness Sports and Nutrition and the first lady's Let's Move campaign raised concerns about three of the 15 the stamps in the series.

The two White House entities had concerns over stamps with a man doing a cannonball into a swimming pool, a skateboarder not wearing kneepads, and a child doing a handstand without a helmet, The Daily Caller said.

Linn's source said that the series is set to be destroyed, but the USPS spokesman told The Daily Caller that the postal service will likely make a final decision sometime next year.

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