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Sunday is National Grandparents Day!

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GPdayNational Grandparents’ Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the United States since 1978 and officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers’ Day and Grandfathers’ Day (for the first time Grandma’s Day was celebrated in Poland in 1965). One celebrates both paternal and maternal grandparents.

Music of U.S. National Grandparents’ Day – The official song is A Song for Grandma and Grandpa

In 2004, the National Grandparents’ Day Council of Chula Vista, California announced that A Song for Grandma and Grandpa by Johnny Prill would be their official song of the U.S. National Grandparents’ Day holiday. The National Grandparents’ Day Council presented Prill with an award in recognition of his composition: A Song for Grandma and Grandpa.

Flower of U.S. National Grandparents’ Day – Forget-me-not

The flower of the U.S. National Grandparents Day is the forget-me-not which blooms in the spring. As a result, seasonal flowers are given in appreciation to grandparents on this day.

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Thank you Generations United!

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