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Celebrating Mother’s Day over 100 years
MSNBC, by Sara Kugler

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Posted By:earlybird, 5/11/2014 1:03:42 PM

Today marks the 100th anniversary of our nation’s formalized celebration of Mother’s Day. President Wilson signed a proclamation establishing the event on May 9, 1914, encouraging individuals to display the United States flag on the second Sunday of May “as a public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country.” The holiday has continued as an expression of gratitude for mothers. Anna Jarvis, a woman from West Virginia, is widely cited as organizing the first Mother’s Day observance that bears resemblance to our holiday today. Her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, organized Mother’s Day

Writer goes on into comments about motherhood and activism. MSNBC. I´ll stick with "Happy Mother´s Day" to all the moms and stepmoms and grandmas and great-grandmas and anyone who serves as a caring mom to someone...


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/12/2014 12:06:54 AM     (No. 9845141)

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