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Anna Jarvis

(portrait of Anna Jarvis)

Philadelphia Plays Unlikely Role In Creation Of Mother’s Day

Anna Jarivis, the Philadelphia woman who started Mother’s Day, spent her later years trying to do away with the holiday, including turning on her earliest supporter, John Wanamaker.

05/12/2013

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The History Of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is all about breakfast in bed, handmade gifts and fresh flowers. But how did this holiday get its start?

05/02/2012

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