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Mother's Day
We will honor our mothers on Sunday, May 10. Read about the history of Mother's Day, check out Infoplease's list of movies to watch with mom, and more.
The Lusitania
The British ship was sunk off the Irish coast by a German submarine on May 7, 1915. Take a look back at the event that sparked anti-German sentiment in the U.S.
Fall of the Hindenburg
The German airship burst into flames over New Jersey on May 6, 1937. Read about this tragedy.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Read biographies of famous Asian Americans, find stats and facts, quizzes, and more.

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  • Pick choice 1 Don't stand on a swivel chair.
  • Pick choice 2 Always wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident.
  • Pick choice 3 Don't put that in your mouth. You don't know where it's been.
  • Pick choice 4 Mind your manners.
  • Pick choice 5 You can't regret what you don't say.

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