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The story of Mother's Day

The story of Mother's Day

Anna Jarvis was the daughter of Anne Marie Jarvis, a social activist who worked towards unifying her community during the American civil war. Anne Marie founded Mother’s Day Work Clubs in an attempt to bring women together to address public health issues and call for mothers around the globe to unite for peace. She had an impact on many, but no one more than her daughter. In 1908, three years after her mother’s passing, Anna assembled a memorial to honor her mother, and all mothers at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church...

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