Sunday, August 5, 2012

Friendship Day


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By Terry Orr

Friendship Day celebrations take place on the first Sunday of August every year. The tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends began in US in 1935. Gradually the festival gained popularity and today Friendship Day is celebrated in large number of countries including India. On this day people spend time with their friends and express love for them. Exchange of Friendship Day Gifts like flowers, cards and wrist bands is a popular tradition of this occasion.

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  • Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends. -- Cindy Lew
  • Friends are like melons; shall I tell you why? To find one good you must one hundred try. -- Claude Mermet
  • "Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil." -- Baltasar Gracian (1647)
  • "Friends are the sunshine of life." -- John Hay (1871)

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