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Dear Still Water Friends,
I developed a deep appreciation for Thanksgiving in my early twenties, after I graduated from college and moved several thousand miles from where my parents lived. I liked that it was an ecumenical national family holiday. I liked that in my circles there was a real effort to be inclusive – friends of friends, people with no where to go, and foreign students were all invited. And I liked that it nourished our better angels. We often talked about what we were grateful for.
I vaguely knew about the events the holiday celebrated. In my Los Angeles grammar schools, I participated in assemblies where students portraying “pilgrims” and... Continued