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Valentine's Day By the Numbers

Valentine's Day By the Numbers

Are you among the 62% of adults who say they celebrate Valentine's Day? Discover the history of the most romantic day of the year, and find out just how much sparkling wine, chocolate and candy Americans purchase in its honor.

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