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National Eat a Peach Day

August 22 is National Eat a Peach Day.

Get your peach fix in while you can! Peaches are a fruit primarily found in the summertime, and with summer coming to an end, you’ll want to eat all the peaches you can stand.

Peaches are a highly versatile food – use them in cobblers, jams, pies, or even margaritas! Celebrate National Eat a Peach Day by incorporating the delicious summer fruit into your diet today; check out some great recipes involving peaches here.

Sources: 365 Foods, Food.com

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Ray Bradbury’s Birthday

Celebrated American writer Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois.  Bradbury mainly wrote within the fantasy, science fiction, horror, and mystery genres, best known for Fahrenheit 451 (1953), The Martian Chronicles (1950), and The Illustrated Man (1951).

Ray Bradbury died at the age of 91 on June 5, 2012. He continues to be one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century, and many of his works have been adapted into comic books, films, and television shows.

Sources: RayBradbury.com, Wikipedia

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Be An Angel Day

August 22 is Be An Angel Day!

First celebrated on August 22, 1993, Be An Angel Day is a non-profit, non-denominational holiday created by Rev. Jayne Howard Feldman to encourage people to perform an act of kindness for someone who is in need of help, whether you choose to provide someone physical, emotional or spiritual help.

Celebrating Be An Angel Day is simple:

Do one small act of service for someone; be a blessing in someone’s life.

- Earth Angel 4 Peace

Sources: earthangel4peace.com, holidayinsights.com

 

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