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A Brief History of National Donut Day

By Keith Spencer [caption id="attachment_69133" align="alignleft" width="300"] Glazed donuts from Kanes Donuts. Photo © NoBo Magazine[/caption] Few know the history of National Donut Day which is celebrated on the first Friday of June every year to honor the volunteers with the Salvation Army...

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A Brief History of Memorial Day

  Editorial by Keith Spencer   WASHINGTON DC - Memorial Day has evolved over its 150 year history, and today's traditions honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice with parades, monuments, and special ceremonies. While some Americans will simply enjoy barbecues and time with...

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A Brief History of Mother’s Day

By Keith Spencer This weekend brings the second Sunday of May, and most Americans will honor the matriarchs in their lives. You may be with your own mother, a grandmother, an aunt, or perhaps an in-law. Perhaps you’ve gathered in a...

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A Brief History of Valentine’s Day

By Keith Spencer As far as I was concerned, February had long been held as the month to celebrate romance. Of course, Valentine's Day is celebrated every February 14th across the United States and abroad, yet many are unaware of its origin. With...

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A Brief History of Leap Year

By Keith Spencer Every four years, the addition of February 29 creates a leap day to keep the modern calendar in line with the celestial cycles that guide it. The Leap Year often leaves many wondering about its history, or even...

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A Brief History of Veterans Day

UNITED STATES - The history of Veterans Day holiday dates back to the end of World War I when President Woodrow Wilson officially established Armistice Day. This holiday to mark the temporary cessation of hostilities that took place seven months...

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