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Watch Night originated on Dec. 31, 1862, as black congregations awaited word that Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery on Jan. 1, 1863.

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School starts again in about two weeks. What do you think?

It's still summer. School starts too soon.
Seems like the right time to return.
Abolish summer recess. Make school year-round.
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