The cover of the Salvation Army's War Cry magazine from 1918 commemorates the "Doughnut Girl."
June 7, 2013 Friday's holiday wasn't the brain child of doughnut vendors trying to push their sugary, deep-fried treats (though some will give them to you for free). The holiday stems from the wartime volunteer service of "dough girls" — and even helped to lighten the dark days of Vietnam POWs.
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