Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

A Writer and Photojournalist's Blog


Today, February 14, 2013 is Valentine’s Day. Reportedly, Valentine’s Day began when ‘a French man by the name of Charles, the Duke of Orleans wrote the first Valentine after he was captured during a battle in 1415.’┬áThere are many beliefs about the importance of Valentine’s Day…how the Romans celebrated a festival on February 15…An additional …

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