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Old 11-28-2008, 02:09 AM
jay norem
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Default Re: Happy Thanksgiving

Originally Posted by larryace View Post
It's an American holiday dating to the early 1620's that celebrates the Pilgrims success in surviving through the first year in a new world and spearheading a daring new attempt at a religiously free society.
Actually it wasn't until the mid-1800's that Thanksgiving was adopted as a holiday in New York, and maybe a decade later that it was recognized as an official federal holiday during the administration of Abraham Lincoln.
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