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Honoring grandparents who raise grandkids

August 25, 2013
By JASON ALDERMAN , Parkersburg News and Sentinel

In 1978, Congress passed legislation proclaiming the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. Presidents since Jimmy Carter have issued proclamations urging citizens to, in the words of President Barack Obama, "honor those who have helped shape the character of our nation, and thank these role models for their immeasurable acts of love, care and understanding."

 
 

 

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