Who put the bunny in Easter?by Nikki Tundel, Minnesota Public Radio
Here comes Peter Cottontail. But why?
St. Paul, Minn. — This Sunday is Easter, the day Christians commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
It's also the day millions of children around the world wake to find gifts from the Easter Bunny.
But just what is the rabbit's role in the religious celebration? Reporter Nikki Tundel tracks the bunny's trail to find the origin of the egg-laying holiday mascot.