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Tag: American Culture
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November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pmn 1863, Abraham Lincoln proclaimed, "I do therefore invite my fellow ... to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving.... And I recommend to them that ... they do also ... commend to [God's] tender care all those who have become widows,...
November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pm"And after 11 months and 30 days, He rested, and Moshe told his people that they shall journey through airport security to gather with their individual tribes; that they shall partake in the holy feast of turkey and anything starchy in the orange family; and rejoice in a brew of...