Benny here. The Smithsonian magazine has an interesting article, suggesting that the Postal Service issue stamps that commemorate living subjects.
Currently, the only way to get a stamp is to be ... um, no longer here for at least five years.
That's why it took a few years for me to get my own stamp! But I got mine before Alexander Hamilton, so that's the most important thing.
There's an exception -- Presidents get a stamp right after their death.
“Australian Legends” series.
The Smithsonian magazine believes that issuing these kinds of stamps would increase sales to collectors worldwide.
What do you think? Good idea? Bad idea?
What living person do you think should get their own stamp?