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George H.W. Bush Honored With 'Forever' Stamp

The USPS will issue the stamp June 12, Bush's birthday

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    George H.W. Bush Honored With 'Forever' Stamp
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    A "forever" stamp featuring former President George H.W. Bush will be issued June 12, 2019.

    Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored with a commemorative "forever stamp," the U.S. Postal Service announced Saturday.

    The USPS will issue the stamp June 12 -- Bush's birthday -- at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas, where he is buried.

    The stamp will feature a portrait of Bush painted by artist Michael J. Deas, based on a 1997 photo taken by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, according to the USPS.

    The stamp will be available for pre-order April 6, for delivery on or after its June 12 release.

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    Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died Nov. 30 at 94 years old.

    The USPS said the stamp is being issued as a "forever" stamp, which means it will always be equal to the current value of first-class mail, 1-ounce price.