April 16, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 16

The Promise Of Easter

Easter is almost upon us. As I read of several different ways to dye Easter eggs, my mind drifted back to Easter when I was growing up.

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Children were up just as early on Easter Sunday as they were on Christmas morning because they just knew that the Easter bunny had left sweet treats all over the house, but they had to find them. It was always a race to see who could find the most candy.

However, the rule was only one or two pieces of candy could be eaten before breakfast. It was so hard to see the container that held what had just been found and not be able to indulge to your heart’s con...

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