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Duke's Iowa birthplace site of stamp unveiling

John Wayne's contributions to film will be honored during the unveiling of a commemorative stamp at his Iowa birthplace.

Wayne's daughter, Melinda Wayne-Munoz, is scheduled to attend the U.S. Postal Service ceremony on Saturday. The 37-cent stamp is the latest in the Legends of Hollywood series.

"John Wayne played so many memorable characters over the years," said Des Moines postal official Doug Morrow. "Courage, justice and rugged individualism; these are the iconic American traits that John Wayne brought to his roles and his life, which began right here in Winterset nearly 100 years ago."