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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Posted on 05/5/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

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If you’ll kindly take a look at your calendar, you’ll notice that today is May 5th or is it’s more affectionately known, Cinco de Mayo. Although you might not know it from checking the web, there’s more to this holiday than tequila and delicious Mexican food. While those are certainly great and any excuse to enjoy your Tuesday a little more is welcome, there’s a real history here. Though it’s not a national holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo offers up a great chance for people in Mexico and here in the U.S. to celebrate an historic event, and maybe sneak just a drink or two.
The President likes Cinco de Mayo so much, he started celebrating a day early:
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