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Special stamp used for Christmas tradition in Rudolph, Wisconsin

RUDOLPH, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Wisconsin post office is sending a lot of mail this holiday season all because it shares its name with a famous reindeer. 

The village of Rudolph is in central Wisconsin. All the mail sent from Rudolph's post office on December 8 had a special stamp with Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer on it. The post office expected to mail up to 20,000 cards. 

"It's an annual thing, it's about the city being named after Rudolph and getting out stamps for all our envelopes and it's just a time to celebrate," said attendee Holly Gorell. 

The Rudolph stamp tradition started back in 1945 as a Girl Scout project. 

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