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Posted by kristobaldude on February 4, 2014

The True Origins of Valentine’s Day


Every year we celebrate a very ancient pastoral festival to keep away evil spirits and increase fertility, some refer to this as “Valentine’s Day.” The roots of this holiday aren’t in a Hallmark marketing meeting as some have stated. The origins of this red-stained holiday rest with ancient shepherds, in their pre-Roman fields.

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