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St. Patrick’s Day history, traditions: The meaning behind symbols

St. Patrick’s Day history, traditions: The meaning behind symbols

Jason Spies

March 17, 2015


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St. Patrick's Day: a day filled with shamrocks, leprechauns, people dressed up in green and pinches for those who aren't. These facets of St. Patrick's Day each have their own specific meanings, which may have been lost over the years. “We celebrate St. Patrick's Day to celebrate and honor St. Patrick,” said Riley Wood,...

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