When he was a teenager, Marco Perez received an important postcard that would save hundreds of people’s lives. From that day on, every fortnight he would disappear for two hours to undertake a very important errand. And when he hit a significant landmark, everyone would learn what his secret mission had been for the past 34 years.
Perez lives in San Antonio, Texas, and he has worked as a mailman in the area for the past 27 years. But the 57-year-old didn’t have the easiest of starts to life. He was born prematurely, in fact, and required a blood transfusion in order to survive.