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The Fascinating, Ironic Story Behind Mother's Day


Offbeat  (tags: Mother's Day, Mom's, celebration, tribute, ironic story )

Cher
- 95 days ago - northernpen.ca
In 1907, Anna Jarvis, an insurance clerk from West Virginia, was inspired by the great humanitarian deeds of her own mother, Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis, to create a day of rest for everyday mothers from their non-stop routine of cleaning, cooking, washing,



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Cher C (1427)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 8:51 am


Happy Mother's Day everyone!!


 

Tania N (883)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 9:30 am
thank you
 

Tania N (883)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 9:30 am
thank you
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 11:35 am
The best gift to my mother is that I live better life that she ever have had💕
noted...
Thank you, Cher
 

Freya H (358)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 12:21 pm
Moms do a lot, but don't get enough credit.
 

Jerome S (0)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 1:02 pm
Thank you
 

Walter F (129)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 5:20 pm
Mine died when I was a boy. I don't need a special day to remember her She is still with me , every hour of every day.
 

William C (0)
Sunday May 13, 2018, 5:39 pm
Thank you.
 

John J (0)
Monday May 14, 2018, 4:53 am
thanks for sharing
 

TOM T (248)
Monday May 14, 2018, 8:39 am
This is interesting !...
Thanks for the Info
Thank You 4 Sharing .....
 

Patrick Donovan (344)
Monday May 14, 2018, 2:35 pm
Irony is an understatement. The true meaning of Mothers' Day has been turned into a commercial travesty.
 

Cher C (1427)
Monday May 14, 2018, 3:59 pm

Thnx everyone! I had a wonderful day, I hope you all did as well. :)


 
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