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Post Offices across America were packed with folks sending gifts on what UPS and the US Postal Service is calling the busiest shipping day. Post Offices in Great Falls are lined with cars in the parking as folks stacked their arms with packages to send off for Christmas.

"Well when you first go in you know that today was going to be the big day for everybody to bring out their stuff," says Rob Polich.

Post Offices were fully staffed today in anticipation of the lines but that didn't stop hold up.

"Yes I work at Malmstrom Air Force Base and that was the first one I went to and the line was out the door. So I thought I would check this one out but it's even further so I think I'm on to the third one or else I will try it another day," explains Josina Bomgardner.

Of course most people saw the long lines and decided against waiting.

"It took me 30 seconds to figure out I can't stay, it's a line longer than those at places across town. So no I don't have that kind of time today," Says Jim McCormick.

Coming out many people said their wait wasn't as bad as it looked.

"The line was long, but I met a nice young lady behind me and a lady who was in front of me and we struck up a conversation. We found out that we were from the same area and that we lived in a couple of the same towns and around the United States so yeah it was fun," says Polich.

 

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