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Retiring Mailman Floyd Martin Goes Viral After Heartwarming Goodbye

    Floyd Martin was no ordinary mailman. He was a ‘hometown hero’ on wheels. Known for his contagious personality, he delivered mail to the same families for 35 years. Floyd really was the heart and soul of his community in a small town in Atlanta. Still, it was only when he made a life-changing decision, that he realized just how attached his community was to him too.

    Photo: Jennifer Brett VIA Twitter

    Floyd may not have realized, but he managed to touch the lives of every single person he encountered. Everyone just loved him. So when he broke the heartbreaking news that he planned to retire, it shook the whole neighborhood. Still, nothing could have prepared him for what his entire neighborhood did for him next. And the surprises didn’t stop there. Life kept getting sweeter for Floyd, as the local hero became a viral sensation.