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Valentine's Weekend 2021- February 14, 2021
who was put to death by the emperor for secretly preforming
marriage ceremonies for soldiers at a time when it was
forbidden for Roman soldiers to marry, Valentine's Day began
to be popularly celebrated around the seventeenth century in
Great Britain. By the middle of the eighteenth century, it was
common for friends and lovers in all social classes to exchange
small tokens of affection or handwritten notes. By the end of the
improvements in printing technology. Ready-made cards were
an easy way for people to express their emotions in a time
when direct expression of one's feelings was discouraged.
Why Valentine's Day?