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By Ken Stern 

Being thankful together

From the editor —

 

November 23, 2022



Thanksgiving is Thursday. Feasts will take place at dining tables across the country as family and friends gather in celebration and care for each other. There will be few masks and little social distancing. Everyone wants the coronavirus pandemic to be over and most Americans are acting like it is, not paying attention to the almost 100 million cases and over one million deaths the past three years.

Our small individual gatherings bind families together. That is not the reason that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of Thanksgiving in 1863. In the midst of our great Civi...



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