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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Pardon Day

When : Always September 8th Pardon Day is today. Its an opportunity to seek forgiveness where needed. Today is also a day to say "Pardon Me", or Excuse Me" as appropriate. In today's busy society, too many people race about their lives, forgetting the small courtesies in life. Among the easiest things to let slip by, is etiquette. Pardon Day is the perfect day to tell those who need to hear it "Pardon me" or "Excuse me" Use the manners that mom or grandma shared with you. Its a perfect time to give forgiveness or ask for forgiveness as well.  Origin of Pardon Day:
The roots of this day go back to September 8, 1974. On this day, newly installed President Gerald Ford issued a Presidential Proclamation pardoning President Richard M. Nixon of any wrong doing related to the Watergate scandal.

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