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History Behind Valentine’s Day

Every year on February 14, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, across the United States and in other places around the world, all in the name of St. Valentine.

But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from?

Find out about the history of this centuries-old holiday, from ancient Roman rituals to the customs of Victorian England.

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