Happy Victory Day, an only-in-Rhode Island institution since ’75

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The end of World War II was undoubtedly a massively important global event with many repercussions. Yet today the event is only memorialized in the smallest and arguably the most provincial state.  This article nicely summarizes some for historical factors behind the holiday remaining in Rhode Island, where it has fallen by the wayside everywhere else.  Question to ponder: Will this still be a holiday in 2030?

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