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Thanksgiving 2021

For the second straight year, we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday under the pall of the Covid-19 pandemic. We are also confronting supply chain snarls, climate change, rising inflation, global tension, and political

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Thanksgiving 2020

There will undoubtedly be people this Thanksgiving who, amid pandemic conditions and tough economic times, wonder what there is to be thankful for. Robert A. Emmons (@Dr_RobertEmmons), a professor of psychology at

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Talking Turkey for Thanksgiving

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, one of the things we are thankful for is the food that graces our tables. According to Farok J. Contractor (@FarokGlobalBiz), a

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Thanksgiving 2019

Confronted by bad weather and trade wars, farmers have experienced a very difficult year. As we sit down today to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast, we need to appreciate the fact our food

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Thanksgiving 2018

As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain

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Thanksgiving 2017

When the pilgrims sat down for the first Thanksgiving feast, they thanked both their God and the Native Americans with whom they shared the meal. Expressing thanks may have been as important

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the United States. High on the list of things for which Americans are thankful is the end of the presidential election campaign. Fortunately, Thanksgiving is better

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Thanksgiving 2015

A majority of Thanksgiving tables this year are likely to find turkey being served as the main protein; but, the price you paid for your prize bird might have been higher than

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Thanksgiving 2014

The Pilgrims, Native Americans (specifically the Wampanoag tribe), and the Thanksgiving celebration are inextricably linked. Each Thanksgiving Americans recall the celebration of the first successful harvest in the Plymouth Colony in 1621.

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Happy Thanksgiving 2013

Traditionally, Thanksgiving Day has marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season — not any more. In many stores, Christmas decorations were going up and holiday products were going on sale after

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