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Mother's Day Founder Opposed Commercialization

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Mother's Day Founder Opposed Commercialization

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Mother's Day Founder Opposed Commercialization

Mother's Day Founder Opposed Commercialization

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West Virginian Anna Jarvis founded Mother's Day 100 years ago today. Her original idea was to make it a "day of rest" for mothers. However, as the years of the celebration progressed, Jarvis became discouraged by the commercialization of the day.

Emily Corio reports for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.