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The History of Valentine’s Day!

Contributed by guest author, Grace Sammons As we enter the season of rose bouquets and heart-shaped candies, I thought it’d be interesting to share the not-so-lovely story about how Cupid’s holiday came to be what it is today. The history of Valentine’s day is a bit patchy, with not a whole lot of specific details, but the story is definitely worth a share. So, to start out this story, let’s journey back to 269-270 A.D. during the reign of Roman Emperor Claudius Gothicus. During this time it is said that there were multiple St. Valentines who died on February 14th.…

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