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Groundhog Day 2012: Behind Phil's Immortal Allure

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Now in its 126th year, the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, is still going strong and even attracting a growing overseas crowd.

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Britt Valdes-pages (246)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 2:49 pm
Cute little article.

Judith C (159)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 3:14 pm
Interesting! thanks Brit.

Beth M (138)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 3:18 pm

Barb Knight (1686)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 3:19 pm
Thnx Brit! I found out a lot of interesting things about the ground hog I never knew!

. (0)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 3:41 pm
Bottom line, it's America at its most ridiculous.

Pat B (356)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 5:17 pm
Thank you, Brit for this one!

Carol H (229)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 5:38 pm
noted and forwarded, thanks Brit

Evelyn B (79)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 6:25 pm
Noted Tks Brit.

Holly Lawrence (430)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 6:51 pm
Thank You, Brit .. such neat-o stuff about our adorable groundhogs -- :) Noted and shared .

Lydia S (155)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 8:36 pm
Nice , I would really like to go for 2013 Groundhog Day .

Deborah M (155)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 9:02 pm
Cute and some interesting groundhog stuff. Thanks for sharing

Anne Settanni (152)
Thursday February 2, 2012, 9:34 pm

penny C (85)
Friday February 3, 2012, 7:42 am
Interesting article.Thanks Brit.

Carolina Amnell (74)
Friday February 3, 2012, 9:06 am
Thanks for sharing!

Kathy T (54)
Friday February 3, 2012, 12:02 pm
NIcely written article. Thanks Brit.

Patricia E G (53)
Friday February 3, 2012, 2:14 pm
Sounds like a Great Celebration and you get to meet Phil too.
I'm going next year.

Anne K (139)
Friday February 3, 2012, 7:46 pm
Let the poor groundhog sleep in peace. The article failed to mention that groundhogs have a very long period of hibernation, which in this case is disrupted for human entertainment. I agree with PETA. They have their hands full with animal abuse 365 days a year, so please excuse them for focusing on this issue when the rest of the country is focusing on this issue.

reft h (66)
Friday February 3, 2012, 10:54 pm
robot groundhog? good grief.

It was interesting reading the history of groundhog day.

Ruth C (87)
Saturday February 4, 2012, 7:18 am
Leave them alone please.

Yvonne F (181)
Saturday February 4, 2012, 11:10 am
Noted! I agree with Ruth! Leave them alone! Thanks for sharing!

Isabelle J (81)
Sunday February 5, 2012, 10:30 am

Suzanne L (98)
Monday February 6, 2012, 3:26 pm
When you stop and think about it, it's kind of weird. We have a Canadian counterpart called Wiarton Willie. He's an albino groundhog.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Saturday February 11, 2012, 3:37 pm
Thanks, Brit, for this interesting article.
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