Anna Jarvis, The Woman Who Created–and Hated–Mother’s Day
Anna Marie Jarvis founded Mother’s Day in 1905, campaigned for it to become a national holiday, and after it became so in 1914, she spent the remainder of her life and her fortune fighting against it. Watch the video to find out why!
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