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OPINION: It’s not Presidents Day; it’s Washington’s Birthday

Zachary Grizzard, Correspondent

Presidents Day, also known as George Washington’s Birthday, is most commonly known as a day that we get out of school or potentially off from work (sorry private sector employees). As history tells us, Presidents Day is a good way to recognize our leaders through time and be appreciative of where we have come as a nation. Many people, however, do not know the reason we celebrate Presidents Day, the original name, or how it even came to be.

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