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)