The Woman Who Created Mother's Day Wanted To Abolish Mother's Day

From ancient Greece to medieval England to 20th century America, some surprising facts about the Mother's Day holiday.

This Sunday tens of millions of Americans will be honoring Mom, a tradition that harkens back to ancient times. But did you know that the woman who led the campaign for the contemporary version of the Mother's Day holiday in America spent her entire fortune trying to abolish her creation? Or that she was even arrested -- yes, arrested -- during an impromptu protest against the beloved observance? Check out the video above for more interesting tidbits -- and oh yeah, don't forget to call your Mom this weekend!

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