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What Happened to Thanksgiving?

 

November 28, 2019



A few days after Halloween, I went to the store to get some decorations for our family Thanksgiving celebration. They didn’t have any. It was as if Thanksgiving had been deleted. I found aisle after aisle of Christmas decorations, but nothing for Thanksgiving. I wonder if schools have deleted Thanksgiving as well. When I was in grade school, we read the stories of the Pilgrims landing on Plymouth Rock. We were familiar with the love story of Priscilla and John Alden. Pocahontas was an actual native who convinced her father to befriend the Pilgrims instead of killing them. As we advanced i...



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