'Ethel' to get own postage stamp

Aug 10, 2009 Full story: Kansas.com

The Kansas girl born Vivian Roberta Jones now has a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of her birth.

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Cherryvale Resident

Wichita, KS

#1 Aug 10, 2009
I think this is great that they are honoring her in this way. Kudo's to Dan Wishall, Cherryvale postmaster, for putting this together!
outofttown shopper

AOL

#2 Aug 10, 2009
Well don't get me wrong, but the person that played the part of Ethel was, as I understand born in Cherryvale, Ks., left as a young child and never returned to Cherryvale. What is so special about a person that was born in your city and apparently didn't think enough of it to ever return.
And as I understand the postage stamp is a part of a set/series of like 20 stamps honoring old time early TV programs that includes 'I Love Lucy' and the chocolate factory episode. Or is there another stamp honoring Vance's 100th birthday anniversary that I am unaware of?
stamp grinch

Chanute, KS

#3 Aug 11, 2009
Nor is it Ethel's "own stamp." It also shows Lucille Ball, who's a tab bit more popular throughout the world and who had nothing whatsoever to do with Cherryvale. On her own, Ethel would never have been given a stamp.
AriannaHuffingsm urf

Jacksonville, AL

#4 Aug 11, 2009
She was a gifted and sensitive actress who supported help for the mentally ill and others. She really does deserve her OWN stamp--I love Lucy, but she was not too nice to Vivian Vance (making her gain weight to look comparatively frumpy), nor was William Frawley. Her comedic talent was tantamount to, if not greater than, the other 3 that rounded out the foursome.
Short Left Index Finger

Georgetown, Canada

#5 Oct 15, 2009
Make sure security keeps her first husband,if he's still alive,the hell out of there,he was a mean wife-beater.

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