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Magazine Arrives In Mail 25 Years Late

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 19 (UPI) — Marc Smit of Coral Gables, Fla., says he often complains the mail’s late, but never as late as the Ms. magazine that arrived Tuesday — dated February 1976.

“I looked at the date, 1976, and I go, ‘Whoa, talk about a late delivery,’” Smit told WPLG-TV, Miami.

The magazine — featuring actress Glenda Jackson, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, on its cover — offered many memories of bygone days from more than a quarter-century ago. Jimmy Carter was president, the United States was celebrating its bicentennial and gas was going for 59 cents a gallon.

“It was just like flashing back to the ’70s,” Smit, a sculptor, told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

One article focused on Haitian refugees being turned away at the border, “U.S. Immigration: No ‘Huddled Masses’ Need Apply.”

“Not much has changed,” Smit said.

The magazine had been addressed to someone who lived at Smit’s house before he and his wife moved in 25 years ago.

Smit said he’d read the entire magazine, then try to find out why it took so long to arrive at the house.

“My mailman tomorrow is going to have a riot because I’m always complaining to him like, ‘The mail’s always late; what’s you guys’ problem?’” he said. “And now I have proof that definitely the mail is definitely late.”

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