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Happy Earth Day!
News story originally written on April 22, 2003

Hurrah for Earth Day! Earth Day is celebrated in the United States on April 22 of each year. It helps everyone remember to keep our planet clean and healthy.

The Earth is a very special and beautiful place. It makes a good home for plants, animals, and other living things (whose species have survived on Earth for billions of years). Let's keep Earth a clean and beautiful place for living things, large and small! So celebrate Earth Day! Recycle those milk jugs and old homework assignments! Don't litter! Plant a tree! Love the planet! And remember to have fun!

Last modified April 23, 2003 by Lisa Gardiner.

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