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Monday, March 17, 2008

St. Patrick's Day

Today is a historically celebrated you know some facts about it?(Make sure you click on the link for the veggie tale history!)
The picture above is the Chicago River that they dye green for St. Patty's Day!!

The St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin, Ireland is part of a five-day festival; over 500,000 people attended the 2006 parade. The largest St. Patrick's Day parade is held in New York City and it is watched by over 2 million spectators. The St. Patrick's Day parade was first held in Boston in 1761, organized by the Charitable Irish Society. Traditionally, people eat Irish foods and/or color their foods green, like green potatoes!!

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