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What is Thanksgiving actually a celebration of?

loco_joeThanksgiving in the United States should be a celebration of our abundance and gratitude for all that we have, and our relationships, the beautiful land, plenty of food, water and air—especially if we can figure out ways to distribute all of it to everybody. Everybody should get something.

Joe Sousa

Santa Cruz | Psychotherapist

 



loco_krystal
It depends on who you ask, it's different for everyone. It means to be grateful. But I try to do that every day anyway.

Krystal Wing

Santa Cruz | Teachers Aid







loco_brianThe celebration of the time when European settlers came over to America. And during that first winter they didn’t really know how to use the land like they should, and the native Americans in the area helped them through it, and that thanksgiving was the two groups coming together and showing their mutual admiration.

Brian Dillon

Santa Cruz | ABA Therapist


loco_dave

The way I was taught historically was when the Indians and the white people who had settled in America supposedly had a peaceful meal together and shared the abundance. That's how I was taught, I hope that’s true.

Dave Patrick

Santa Cruz | Manager

 

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written by a guest, November 20, 2012
you guys are dumb and that is not why we celebrate thanksgiving.

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