Sunday, May 12, 2024

Happy Mother’s Day!

VOA News: White House garden opens to public on Mother’s Day weekend 
 ­čî╣­čî╣The White House Garden opened to the public ahead of Mother's Day weekend. VOA's Dora Mekouar has more on this story.

Ann Reeves Jarvis was a peace activist who took care of wounded soldiers on both sides of the American Civil War. After the war, she hosted Mother's Day Friendship picnics for the women on both sides of the war.  She also created Mother's Day Work Clubs to address public health issues.

C-SPAN: President Biden Responds to a Reporter's Question About Mother's Day May 12, 2024 
As President Biden exited church with his granddaughter, he responded to a reporters' question about how he spent Mother’s Day. The president replied, “I prayed for you all. You need help.” He then added, “To those of you who are mothers, Happy Mother’s Day

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