I just noted on Facebook via my friend Jana Last, that today, April 10, is National Siblings Day.
Jana learned about it herself via Facebook and reposted it there. I had to find out more so I “googled” the term. That led me to this site for the Siblings Day Foundation. There, I read that the SDF is a public, non-profit charity “devoted to establishing National Siblings Day for the benefit of our families, our communities and our nation.”
Its goal is to make it a federally recognized day, like Mother’s and Father’s Days. It also led me to this article that ran in the International Business Times a couple of years ago. For all the facts on National Siblings day, click here.
In the meantime, a salute to my 7 siblings–Barbara, Diane, Dorothy, Colleen, Gerry, Brian and Vinnie–from your kid sister, Patti. These four images–the only ones I’m aware of with all of us together–were taken over the last 59 years:
Officially recognized yet, or not: Happy Siblings Day, to one and all!
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