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Leisure Series: Sunday, No Longer a Day of Rest

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Leisure Series: Sunday, No Longer a Day of Rest

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Leisure Series: Sunday, No Longer a Day of Rest

Leisure Series: Sunday, No Longer a Day of Rest

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Historically, Sunday was reserved for prayer and reflection, and most commerce or non-religious activity was off-limits. But these days, almost anything goes. As part of her series on leisure, NPR's Susan Stamberg talks with the Alexis McCrossen, author of Holy Day, Holiday: The American Sunday.