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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Mother's Day really is all about mom

Write to the Point

 

Last updated 5/7/2020 at 10:14am



So, what is this thing called Mother’s Day?

For me, it was a reminder of several things, one of which a fact my mom never let me forget that I was supposed to be born on that day, but came into this world a day later. So much for being a Mother’s Day gift.

Mom also liked to tell me that I was supposed to be a girl. Oh, well.

This Sunday, which is Mother’s Day by the way, has an interesting history, harking back to celebrations of mothers and motherhood by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Closer to our timeframe, “Mothering Sunday” was a Christian tradition in the United Kingdom and...



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