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Father’s Day: Sonora Smart Dodd, the lady who started it all

This Father’s Day, Betsy Roddy will write two cards: one to her dad, and the other to her late great-grandmother, Sonora Smart Dodd. The second card is a century-old family tradition honouring the mother of Father’s Day. Sunday is the 107th Father’s Day celebrated in the US since Dodd created the holiday in 1910. As a result, she is the one responsible for those annual gifts that run the gamut […]