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Oakley The Owl Wishes Everyone a Happy HOWLloween [VIDEO]
As Halloween draws near, humans and animals alike are getting into the "spirit". Lets us introduce you to Oakley the great horned owl, who, while recovering at the Eagle Valley Raptor Center near Cheney, Kansas, learned to imitate his bff, a musical, mechanical owl.
The Legends And Traditions Of St. Patrick’s Day
By: Megan Bell
St. Patrick was a priest who spent his life converting the Irish to Christianity. He used the three-leafed shamrock to describe the theory of the Trinity – the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Legend says he put the curse of God on all the venomous snakes in Ireland and led them to t…
Mardi Gras: How The Celebration And Madness Began
By: Megan Bell
Mardi Gras, aka “Fat Tuesday,” originated from Christianity in Europe and marked the day before Lent.
Catholics used to celebrate Carnival about a week prior to Lent, consuming all the milk, cheese, eggs and meat in their homes. Fat Tuesday was the last day they could splurge before the…

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