Anna Jarvis’ Big Mistake

10th July 2018

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Most moms are pretty great, so great in fact that in the early 20th century a woman called Anna Jarvis campaigned tirelessly to recognise them on a national scale- a decision Jarvis would later come to regret culminating in her more or less dedicating her life and life’s savings to destroy the Frankenstein’s monster of a holiday the greeting card industry molded her creation into.

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https://www.npr.org/2016/05/08/477257949/take-a-second-to-salute-anna-jarvis-the-mother-of-mothers-day
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=z55xx8_P08UC&pg=PT714&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false
https://www.vox.com/2016/5/8/11609258/mothers-day-creator-anna-jarvis
http://mentalfloss.com/article/30659/founder-mothers-day-later-fought-have-it-abolished
https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/mother-started-mothers-day/story?id=47333654

http://www.wvculture.org/history/women/mothersday04.html
https://nypost.com/2014/05/10/how-mothers-days-founder-went-completely-insane-defending-it/
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/05/110511-mothers-day-dark-history-jarvis-nation-gifts-facts/
http://www.wvculture.org/history/women/mothersday05.html

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