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The different shades of love

Saint Valentine’s Day, originally, is a holiday that honours one or more early Christian martyrs named Valentius.

However, the meaning of “Valentine’s” Day has evolved since then. Millions of people all over the world today celebrate this holiday by giving flowers, chocolates, cards and gifts to each other. For some, it is a celebration between lovers while for others, it is a celebration of love between friends and family.

The photos in this gallery show how people all over the world are celebrating, or not celebrating, Valentine’s Day on the 14th of February 2012. – Photos by Agencies.


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Feb 18, 2012 01:00pm
well, I think so that valentines day is not our event and it is destroying the society. Our young blood going at the wrong direction. Its our responsibility to refuse it and d-index it from media. Jasmin.