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Mon., Feb. 20, 2012, 7:35 a.m.

Presidents’ Day…why?

I am “of a generation” that remembers the two holidays for two presidents - before the merge. In my childhood, it did not matter where the holidays landed – mid-week or not, we remembered the men for whom the holiday was set.  

You know, before it was a consumer-focused day: “three-day sales” at local malls.  Such an odd way to honor political turning points in our American heritage.

Take time today to ask someone under 30-years-old what this holiday celebrates – other than a day away from school or the office.




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