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WCCO shares some Mother’s Day do's and don'ts

This Sunday is the day to honor the moms in our lives. According to WCCO, the majority of mothers surveyed say they are hoping to be "Queen for a Day." Convenience store chocolates were among the gifts to avoid.
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This Sunday is the day to honor the moms in our lives. According to WCCO, the majority of mothers surveyed say they are hoping to be "Queen for a Day." Convenience store chocolates were among the gifts to avoid.

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