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as we come to this day of giving thanks, and as i taste the salty juxtaposition of festive family feasts with such fear and famine around the world, there seems to be a great deal that is unsettled inside me. there is less and less that i know for certain, and more and more that leaves me searching, hoping, praying.  but one thing i know without a hint of doubt is that i am thankful for my family.  they are the song i keep singing, the beat that pounds in my chest, and the reason i can smile and laugh in such a time as this and in such a world as this.  i am beyond blessed. and i am thankful.  i can only pray the same for you.

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