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Interior of the little post office in the small town of Ora, Indiana. The postmaster looks at me from behind the counter, and old post office boxes line the walls next to the service window.


Postmaster of Ora, Indiana Postmaster of Ora, Indiana

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Postmaster of Ora, Indiana

Mary Thompson is the postmaster in the little crossroads town of Ora, on the border between Pulaski and Starke Counties in Indiana. The post office is in the Starke County portion of the town.

The post office is a tiny cinderblock building with two small rooms. The whole building is the size of my living room! To get this photograph, I had to stand against the wall and use an extremely wide-angle lens, because the counter was only about 3 feet in front of me.


Update: The U.S. Postal Service closed the tiny post office in Ora in March, 2011. The building is now a bar! Mary Thompson died on March 21, 2009.




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