Global Family Day

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Global Family Day, One Day of Peace and Sharing, is celebrated every January 1 in the United States as a global day of peace and sharing. Global Family Day grew out of the United Nations Millennium celebration, "One Day In Peace".

History[edit]

Originally supported in the United States by Linda Grover, the efforts to promote the date included a 1996 children's book One Day In Peace, January 1, 2000 by Steve Diamond and Robert Alan Silverstein, which was translated into 22 languages, and a utopian novel Tree Island by Glover herself.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Patricia (27 February 2010). "Linda Grover; worked to note Global Family Day; at 76". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 26 March 2012.