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Everyone Is Going Crazy For These Two Mailboxes That Survived A Storm

It's become a massive meme.

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Over the weekend a supertyphoon called Souledor hit Taiwan. Amid the destruction there were two unlikely survivors: these mailboxes.

#台北 最萌 #郵筒 !想合照的請排隊~~ (隨便拍幾張就落跑去吃米苔目冰了 ^_^ )

The two mailboxes – which were bent into a lean by high speed winds – have since become local celebrities.

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Crowds are gathering around the mailboxes in Taipei’s Zhongshan district to pose with them and copy their lean.

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The boxes are providing light relief for those affected by the storm.

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The pictures are being shared on social with the hashtag #郵筒 (#Mailbox).

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The meme has proved so popular that people outside the district are sharing photos of themselves with their mailboxes.

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According to Time, there are plans to transform the mailboxes into an official tourist attraction with tie-in merchandise.

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Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Rachael Krishna at rachael.krishna@buzzfeed.com.

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