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People rush to get packages out on time for Christmas — PHOTOS

People were caught in the holiday rush to mail the packages on the final day the post office to would guarantee delivery of standard post packages by Christmas.

Letters, presents and photos were mailed across the country on one of the busiest days for mail.

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