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Remembering the facts of September 11, 2001

Reflection pools now reside in the footprints of the felled World Trade Center North and South towers in lower Manhattan. Continue reading

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Clever takes on the ‘something old, new, borrowed, blue’ tradition

Blue gloves and garter can fulfill the “something blue” in the popular good-luck wedding tradition. Continue reading

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The history of Memorial Day

Nearly every state now celebrates Memorial Day, a name for the holiday first used in 1882, on the last Monday in May. Continue reading

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Celebrate all military this May

Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America. Even though barbecues and visions of the upcoming summer weather may command much of the attention come Memorial Day weekend, … Continue reading

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How to give back to veterans

Other simple ways people can give back to troops is to personally thank them for serving their country. Share time with veterans and ask to spend time listening to their stories and experiences. Continue reading

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The origins of Groundhog Day

Boasting a deeper history than many people may know, Groundhog Day will continue to delight revelers for years to come. Continue reading

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