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Thanksgiving Celebration and Lament

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Nearly thirty years ago, I married into a family that celebrated Thanksgiving Day with All-American fervor, featuring a day-long gathering and a loaded table. As the new bride, I was eager to prove that I had what it took to be the holiday hostess. Having done my research, I had planned all the best sides, multiple-choice pie selections, and a huge bird to fill the oven -- but I had not planned for my mother-in-law’s life-threatening illness. We rejoiced when she was released from the hospital on the Wednesday before the Big Day and decided to take the party to her place. As we rose early ...


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