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So Why Do They Call It “Labor Day”?

My seven-year-old wanted to know: since we have so few official days here in America where all the people get off work, why is this one in particular called “Labor Day”?
“Well… it’s for all the people who work really hard every day. It’s to celebrate them and their hard work,” I fumbled to explain.
“Oh, like with diabetes, people have so much work every day,” she replied.
Yikes! Is everything always all about the…

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