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US Celebrates Presidents' Day

Millions of workers and school children in the United States have the day off Monday for the annual Presidents' Day holiday. It is officially known as Washington's Birthday, which became a federal holiday in 1879 to celebrate the February 22 birthday of the first U.S. president, George Washington. But over time the celebration evolved to include the February 12 birthday of the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, as well.  Lincoln was never honored with an official federal...

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