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Post office popular for passports
No appointment policy a big draw
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Gary Moulder with the Cumming Post Office, helps, from left, Iselle Montiel, 14, mom Alberta Contreras, and sister Isanel Montiel, 12, with passport applications Saturday. - photo by Crystal Ledford
Before they travel abroad, many north Georgia residents make a trip to Cumming. While they may enjoy the food or scenery while here, the real draw is the post office, which has become what one local official described as “the mecca for passports in Atlanta.”“We do over 14,000 passports here a year,” said Gary Moulder, a passport acceptance agent at the post office on Tribble Gap Road. “People might like to know why we’re so busy all the time.