Fun facts about Easter

POSTED: 01:41 PM PDT Mar 22, 2013    UPDATED: 07:01 AM PDT Apr 18, 2014 

Easter is right around the corner. Check out some fun facts about this spring holiday.

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America's first Sunrise Service — an Easter Mass held early enough for congregants to witness the dawn's first rays together — was held in 1773 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, organized by the Moravians, which is a church with its roots in the present-day Czech Republic.

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