Second Helping: Thanksgiving Day and Globalization

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Last year’s Thanksgiving reflections on November 27, 2015 provided interesting historical perspectives and fun facts about Plimoth Colony and Plantation, an Amazing native American named Tisquantum (“Squanto”), and the Mexican origins of our favorite Thanksgiving entree: turkey.
This year on our national day of gratitude, THE CONVERSATION published a refreshed version of last year’s post today entitled  Why we have globalization to thank for Thanksgiving. Learn more about our national day of thanks that broadens its scope and deepens its meaning in this era of globalization.
In this year of geopolitical turmoil, including in the land celebrating this most grateful and gracious of holidays, let’s take this opportunity to pause and consider that we Americans still live in the land of abundance and opportunity…something we wish for all. 

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Courtesy of  PBS NewsHour: 

printable placemat to make your holiday a civil one.

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