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Boston Globe
5 Things to know about Mother’s Daywith soldiers who fought on both sides of the war and help reconcile them. Afte
5 Things to know about Mother’s Day
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
with soldiers who fought on both sides of the war and help reconcile them. After Anne Reeves Jarvis died, her daughter, Anna Jarvis, got the first official Mother’s Day started in Philadelphia in 1908. In 1914, Woodrow Wilson added it to the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Morning Mess: Sunday is Mom daynothing for Mother’s Day is actually the most thoughtful thing you can do for m
Morning Mess: Sunday is Mom day
Brandon Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
nothing for Mother’s Day is actually the most thoughtful thing you can do for mom. You see, the founder of Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis, created the day to honour her own mom. Then stores in her city, her state and across the United States took the... Read more
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Daily Herald
#TBT Gallery celebrates Mother's DayDay is a holiday observed in different forms throughout the world. The American
#TBT Gallery celebrates Mother's Day
Daily Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Day is a holiday observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother's Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday's commercialization... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 21 hours ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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The Davison Index
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 22 hours ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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The Burton View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 22 hours ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 23 hours ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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Flint Township View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 23 hours ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Happy Mom’s Day!to stand up against the war. From this plea she was able to get Boston to recog
Happy Mom’s Day!
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
to stand up against the war. From this plea she was able to get Boston to recognize mothers on the second Sunday of June. Anna Jarvis was also a woman who may have been behind our traditional Mother’s Day celebration on the second Sunday of May.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticutabove for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticut
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
above for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in the United States in 1914 by a woman named Anna Jarvis who wanted to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. "In the years before the Civil War (1861-65), Ann Reeves... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticutabove for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticut
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
above for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in the United States in 1914 by a woman named Anna Jarvis who wanted to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. "In the years before the Civil War (1861-65), Ann Reeves... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticutabove for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticut
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
above for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in the United States in 1914 by a woman named Anna Jarvis who wanted to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. "In the years before the Civil War (1861-65), Ann Reeves... Read more
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examiner.com
Mother’s Day 2016giving, dinner with family, and going to church. Carnations are the favored flo
Mother’s Day 2016
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
giving, dinner with family, and going to church. Carnations are the favored flower, since the first celebration in 1908. Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day in the US, delivered 500 of them and chose the carnation because it was the favorite... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mother's Day 2016: Send us your family photosDay." Or tag them #SILive on Instagram and Twitter. And please caption or ID t
Mother's Day 2016: Send us your family photos
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
Day." Or tag them #SILive on Instagram and Twitter. And please caption or ID the photos as best you can. A woman named Anna Jarvis is considered the founder of Mother's Day. In 1905, after the death of her mother, Jarvis began a campaign to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Moak: Retailers hear cha-ching on Mother's Day..has found that it started as a way to memorialize war dead. Handwerk dug into t
Moak: Retailers hear cha-ching on Mother's Day..
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
has found that it started as a way to memorialize war dead. Handwerk dug into the history of the holiday and found that Anna Jarvis, who is widely credited with creating Mother’s Day, wanted to create a national holiday to commemorate the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
5 Shocking Things About The Creator Of Mother's Dayto sell greeting cards and flowers. But we would be wrong, of course. The Ameri
5 Shocking Things About The Creator Of Mother's Day
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
to sell greeting cards and flowers. But we would be wrong, of course. The American version of Mother's Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 -- using the second anniversary of her own mother's death as the day to celebrate. Jarvis would later... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mother’s Day and brunch, history and traditionAmerica. President Woodrow Wilson’s designation of the second Sunday of each M
Mother’s Day and brunch, history and tradition
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
America. President Woodrow Wilson’s designation of the second Sunday of each May as Mother’s Day culminated West Virginian Anna Jarvis’ longtime campaign to establish such a day, partly on behalf of her own mother. Jarvis’ mother had established... Read more

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