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The WCTU in the United States was founded in 1874.
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The white ribbon bow symbolizes purity. Members are often known as “white ribboners.”
"For God and Home and Every Land"
Members pray each day during their noontime, which means there is a continuous circle of prayer occuring daily around the world.