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Who Is Cupid

February 14, 2011 by staff 

Who Is Cupid, Few of children see Valentine’s Day as nothing more than an opportunity to take a little heart-shaped candy. The other kids just do not care about the party (come on, having to give all the Valentines is such a pain). But even for these difficult cases, the history of Valentine’s Day is really interesting – especially once they discover that not all babies at about Little shooting arrows in the shape of heart on people. The truth is Valentine’s Day is a great mystery, but there are beautiful stories about her home anyway. The little princess in your life may be faint-worthy that Valentine may have been imprisoned a man who fell in love with the daughter of his jailer. Before he was killed, he sent the first Valentine, signed, of course, with his name.

According to many stories of the festival, the most common theme is that in 200 AD, the young men were forbidden to marry by the Roman Catholic Church. A priest, you guessed it, named Valentine secretly married couples was in Rome. He paid the price for its services running.

In 496 AD, Pope Gelasius I declared February 14 as Valentine’s Day, in honor of the priest. For centuries the Christian holiday became a time to exchange love messages and St. Valentine became the patron saint of lovers.

History shows that the Duke of Orleans may have sent the first message in 1415. The Duke was taken prisoner at the battle of Agincourt and 14 February, he began to write and send a series of love poems of the Tower of London.

Esther Howland, a native of Massachusetts, is given credit for the sale of the first mass-produced valentine cards in the 1840s.

More than one billion valentines will be received today and with technology advances, 10 million e-valentines will be sent.

The “official” flower of Valentine’s Day is the rose. Today, 110 million roses, mostly red, will be purchased. Selling flowers on Valentine’s Day is second only to Mother’s Day.

Fox played Cupid Valleyaires Singing Valentines surprise for a woman to work on Sunday, and she was delighted her husband’s thoughtful gesture.

“I almost cried,” said Shelly McDonald, a nurse at Rennes Health & Rehab Center, 325 E. Florida Ave. “This is the best (Valentine) I’ve ever had. Absolutely No. 1. And he gave me a beautiful bracelet Pandora, so he just went completely out of his way this year. ”

Fox Valleyaires Singing Valentine quartet appeared promptly at 17 hours to deal with a pair of love songs in their particular brand of harmony in four parts.

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