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Founder of Mother’s Day was herself childless

May 13, 2012Carole No Comments »

It might interest you to know that the founder of the modern Mother’s Day holiday was herself childless.  Two years after her own mother’s death, Anna Jarvis held a small celebration to honor her mother on  May 12, 1907, and 7 years later in 1914 succeeded in establishing a federal holiday when President Woodrow Wilson […]

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