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Sweet Sixteen

Traditionally, “sweet sixteen” applied only to young women when they reached their 16th birthdays. In contemporary society, boys may also have sweet sixteen parties. The history of the term reaches back into the 17th century, when 16-year-old girls were presented as ...

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