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Yesterday Was Columbus Day, But I Forgot on Purpose

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About a block away from our New York office, the annual Columbus Day parade went by Monday afternoon, with all the pageantry, music and celebration that have come to be expected from the event. Children waved at marchers, politicians waved back and the entire Big Apple enjoyed a day where parking restrictions were relaxed.

But nobody here in our JPC newsroom celebrated. In fact, nobody here even mentioned the day. It was almost as if we forgot it.

And if we did, well, so? What was there really to cheer about?

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Written by Madison J. Gray

May 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm