Jolie Lee, Detroit Free Press

Jolie Lee

Detroit Free Press

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Past articles by Jolie:

What to look for: Suicide warning signs

So how do you know when a loved one needs help? → Read More

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo is Friday, and for many Americans, that means enjoying Mexican food... and probably a few margaritas. → Read More

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo is Friday, and for many Americans, that means enjoying Mexican food... and probably a few margaritas. → Read More

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo is Thursday, and for many Americans, that means enjoying Mexican food—and probably a few margaritas. → Read More

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo is Thursday, do you know its significance to America? → Read More

7 St. Patrick's Day traditions explained

Get out your green! It's St. Patrick's Day. USA TODAY Network explains the origins of some of the Irish holiday's traditions. → Read More

St. Patrick's Day traditions explained: Parades, shamrocks and more

Get out your green! It's St. Patrick's Day. USA TODAY Network explains the origins of some of the Irish holiday's traditions. → Read More

Friday 13th: Why Is It Known As Day Of Bad Luck?

In case you haven't noticed today, Friday, November, 13 is the third of three Friday the 13ths in 2015. The other two were in February and March. → Read More

Happy Bastille Day: Why the U.S. should care about the French holiday

July 14th is often thought of as France's Independence Day. More accurately, it's the French National Day — called La Fête Nationale in French — → Read More

Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla. → Read More

Friday 13th: Why Is It Known As Day Of Bad Luck?

Everyone knows Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day. But why does it have such a bad reputation? One reason is that both Friday and the → Read More

10 other White House security breaches

The drone is the latest in a string of notable White House security breaches. Here's a look of past lapses: → Read More

No pants subway ride 2015 takes D.C.

Jan. 12 was No Pants Subway Ride day, an annual event celebrating silliness. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: The eggnog

The milky, frothy drink is often flavored with nutmeg and spiked with alcohol. The beverage originated as a wintertime drink for British aristocracy. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: Caroling

Yuletide carols being sung by a choir is a quintessential Christmas scene. The tradition of singing songs for neighbors goes as far back as the 8th or 9th century. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: Mistletoe

Why do we pucker up under the mistletoe each Christmas? There's a number of stories. One dates back to Norse mythology. → Read More

Graphic: Dolls and diversity through the decades

View the evolution of dolls and diversity from the early 1990s to the present day: → Read More

Consumer change written on faces of multicultural dolls

Growing diversity is pushing toy makers to create dolls that better reflect their owners. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: The tree

The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, according to a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: The tree

The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, according to a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center. We can thank the Germans for the tradition. It dates back to the Middle Ages. → Read More