Opinion

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Thankful for Thanksgiving

While I don't care much about Columbus Day (except that there's no school, which when my kids were younger was a pain), I do like Thanksgiving.

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“Lead Me On”: Being thankful in an unfriendly land

Let Lincoln's words lead us back to remembering that this is a day of humility and healing, not of seeking bargains before the sun has set.

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View from Indian country: Turkey with a side of death

The nation will be gathering for a day set aside for turkey eating and football. But underneath the merriment is a false history that is also celebrated.

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The real turkey talk at our dinner table

My mother and stepfather live in Festus, Mo. They are working class folks.

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Unions — a reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving  is a grand American holiday: secular, focused on family, food, friends, celebrating and giving.