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There are many legends surrounding the origin of Valentine's Day celebrations. Perhaps the most popular one purports that Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome. Emperor Claudius II was of the mind that single men made better soldiers, not being distracted by the obligations of wives and children; and he outlawed marriage for young men. Valentine thought the edict was unjust and secretly performed marriages for young lovers.


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