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History of Earth Day
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HISTORY OF EARTH DAY April 22 is called Earth Day because it both commemorates and celebrates the observance of the anniversary of our discovery of… Read More

History of Earth Day
History of April 19: Why it's Significant
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HISTORY OF APRIL 19 Many of my Facebook friends have asked me to write an article on the History of April 19th. Why? Surely, this date is slightly mo… Read More

History of April 19: Why it’s Significant
History of the Marathon
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HISTORY OF THE MARATHON Today in Boston, Massachusetts is the running of the Boston Marathon the oldest and longest running (no pun intended) annual… Read More

History of the Marathon
History of the Players: Where are they now?
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SO WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO OLD... You may be asking yourself, "Self," you ask, "where are they now?" And well you might ask. What happened to our playe… Read More

History of the Players: Where are they now?
History of Easter: Why Bunnies and Eggs?
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HISTORY OF EASTER The most joyous of Christian festivals and one of the first celebrated by Christians commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Chris… Read More

History of Easter: Why Bunnies and Eggs?
History of Good Friday
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GOOD FRIDAY For centuries, pilgrims have walked the Via Dolorosa, "the way of sorrow" in Jerusalem, following the path Jesus took from the judgment… Read More

History of Good Friday
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