Cathy Malfatti has spent the last two years lobbying the U.S. Postal Service to issue a stamp honoring Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, and she believes it will happen this year.
As she puts it, The Postal officials are no longer telling me I have to wait ten years after his death. I just have to prove theres national interest in the stamp.
Stamp collectors tell her a Cash stamp would be well received in the philatelic community.
Although Malfatti wont have a say in what the stamp will look like, she would like it to feature both Johnny and June because, as she puts it, they did everything together in life, so they should be together in death.
She also hopes it pictures a ring of fire around the couple to honor one of Johnnys biggest hits, which was co-written by June.
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