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By Linda Weltner in The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), November 25, 1983
"Thanksgiving. Sometimes words become so familiar we forget their meaning. We lose sight of the holy in holiday, the Christ in Christmas, the memories in Memorial Day. Is Thanksgiving any different?
"[A few years ago] I felt inundated with news reports of armed conflict, violent crime, economic crisis, and pollution. At dinnertime my family added its own share of woes to the pot: problems at school, at work, with friends, with members of our extended family. It seemed clear that without attention, our communication was about to degenerate into one uninterrupted whine.
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