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Alexander Guerrero, Contributor

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            On Valentine’s Day many people think of Cupid, the flying baby who shoots arrows of love at people to make them fall madly in love with the first person they see afterward, but where does cupid come from? Cupid is the Roman name for him, and he is actually named Eros, from Greek Mythology. In Greek Mythology Cupid (Eros), is the son of Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty and love. Cupid is the god of desire and affection, and is married to Psyche.  Originally, Aphrodite had sent Cupid to make Psyche fall in love with some hideous monsters, but Cupid ended up falling in love with Psyche instead, and later Psyche and Cupid end up getting married, as well as Psyche then becoming a god.  This is just a little background information on Cupid, of the many other interesting and intriguing myths of Greek Mythology.

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Seventh-grader, Alexander Guerrero, is in many great activities, has many interesting hobbies, and overall is a neat person.  Alexander is in Chess club,...

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