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The Truth about Valentine’s Day

2017-09-22T11:42:23+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Phil Cantor, Photography|

  Ever wonder where Valentine's Day originated or who Saint Valentine was? While it is disputed if Saint Valentine even existed, he is "credited" with performing illegal weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry during the Roman Empire.   These acts, of course, resulted in his imprisonment, execution and martyrdom.   Legend has it that, during his imprisonment, Valentine signed the farewell letter to the daughter of his jailer with the words "Your Valentine". While [...]