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Founder of Mother's Day


Anna Marie Jarvis on May 12, 1907, two yeas after her mother's death, held a memorial to her mother which is now called Mother's Day across the world.

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Date of BirthMay 1, 1864
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 A printed card means nothing except that you are too lazy to write to the woman who has done more for you than anyone in the world. And candy! You take a box to Mother—and then eat most of it yourself. A pretty sentiment! 
— Anna Jarvis on the way people send their mothers a printed greeting card
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