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5 facts about mothers and Mother’s Day

1. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation that¬†officially established the first national Mother’s Day holiday to celebrate America’s mothers. Many individual states celebrated Mother’s Day before then, but it was not until Wilson lobbied Congress in 1914 that Mother’s Day was officially set on the second Sunday of every May. Continue Reading...