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Where do Stray Cats go for Thanksgiving?
By guest Gero-Punk
Ah Thanksgiving! A symbol of family warmth, abundance and beloved traditions that provide each family a unique identity while celebrating a simple and likely somewhat inaccurate story, that nevertheless unites us as a nation. Symbol is the operative word here. I suspect the reality of Thanksgiving for many of us is messy, as reality tends to be.
Don’t get me wrong, I have experienced that picture perfect holiday. As a small child, my family, complete with a mom and a dad, older siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles gathered around the two tables-the children’s table for those of us who had not yet reached adolescence and the adult…
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