Gerow: It's Labor Day weekend, and America is on the move again | PennLive

When I was a kid, Labor Day was a melancholy day. It marked the end of summer, the public pool was closing and the next day school began. Not much to thrill a kid.

But it was also a big celebration in my neighborhood. Most of my neighbors were members of labor unions and honoring the great contributions that American workers made to the strength, prosperity and vitality of our nation made them very proud.

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