Mother’s Day for Peace

I don’t usually like Hallmark Holidays, but this one is different since it started out as a way to say no to war.  Julie Ward Howe, after seeing the carnage of the Civil War, decided that sending some mother’s sons to kill other mother’s sons was barbaric and needed to stop.  She came up with a Mother’s Day Proclamation, and the rest was history.  Here we have different women reading Julia Ward Howe’s proclamation.


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Mom, educator, opinionated, passionate, smart, witty, wise Latina. Waiting for my moment of zen.
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