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History of Valentine’s Day | Who was St. Valentine?

Valentine's Day, celebrated every February 14, falls on a Wednesday this year. Around the world, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in honor of St. Valentine.

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February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, incorporates elements of both Christian and ancient Roman traditions. But who was Saint Valentine, and how did he become associated with this ancient rite?