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Celebrate Earth Day 2008
News story originally written on April 18, 2008
Hurrah for Earth Day! Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. 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.
Let's keep Earth a clean and beautiful place for living things, large and small. Let's celebrate Earth Day!
Last modified April 18, 2008 by Lisa Gardiner.
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