It is my understanding the Clarksville, Tennessee post office had made an agreement to hold these undeliverable books until a volunteer from the Nashville based organization could come pick them up. Now the organization has learned that the post office has been shredding them instead of holding them. They are shredding around 70 Books From Birth books a month!
Why? Why? Why? According to a BFB representative, the post office is trying to reduce cost and increase revenue. This just makes no sense to me. These unclaimed books could easily be donated to libraries, or children's hospitals like St. Jude or Lebonheur.
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