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Eagle Times: Mother's Day


Mom. We all have a mom. For most people she is someone we respect and look up to. As we all know, Mother's Day is just around the corner on May 13.

Anna Jarvis petitioned for Mother's Day to become a national holiday. Woodrow Wilson signing a proclamation in 1914 designating Mother's Day a national holiday on the second Sunday of May.

We all celebrate Mother's Day differently from everyone else. Anna Jarvis's goal was not to turn Mother's Day into another greeting card holiday, but to get society to give thanks to their moms. You don't need to spend money, buy extravagant gifts, or have a...

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