This Week's Story

St. Patrick with a Capital S, part one

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I knew I should wear green on St. Patrick's Day or I would get pinched. But, how come?

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Since I was a little girl I knew I should wear green on St. Patrick’s Day. If I didn’t, someone would pinch me. On that day I saw walls decorated with mischievous little green men and green shamrocks. Each shamrock was a green clover sprig with three round curvy leaves. People smiled when they thought of St. Patrick’s Day. The day came from Ireland.

Today I was in my classroom…
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