Tuesday, May 13, 2008

MAUs of Greater Vermont reclaim the day.

Mothers' Day in Vermont Goes Back to its Roots

Strafford, Vermont -- May 11, 2008

Sunday was Mothers' Day, and women in one Vermont town have gone back to the roots of the day.

This was the second year that a group called Mothers Acting Up have held a parade and rally on the town commons to commemorate Mothers' Day, which originated just after the Civil War. Almost 140 years later, organizers planted red flags representing more than four-thousand American troops lost in the Iraq War...(more)

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