During the days of ancient Rome, a kind physician named Valentine took an interest in a young blind girl. It started in ancient Rome when a kind physician named Valentine took an interest in a young blind girl. Her sight was restored through his deep faith. The holiday of Valentine's Day began when he sent the little girl a secret message, which she received after the Christian martyr was executed. For this tale rich in sentiment, master illustrator Robert Sabuda has created exquisite paper mosaics suggestive of early Christian art.