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Today is thanksgiving day

I’ve waited for this day for a really long time. Maybe since around May when I quit my sales job. But, probably longer than that. There was a time when I loved to write so much that I always had an idea ready. Ideas, lots of little notes that scribbled themselves about places, persons, feelings, hopes, and desires. I’m very thankful to bring myself to words again. It has been a while.

Today is a national holiday, a holiday I’ve always been at odds with. I knew from the third grade that the mystical story of native peoples and colonizers was a myth. I had no proof though. A little digging drove me to this wonderful article titled “The Myths of the Thanksgiving Story and the Lasting Damage They Imbue” and felt compelled to find Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation.

Lincoln was not the author of the proclamation according to Abraham Lincoln online. It was written by Secretary of State William Seward. Which makes a lot of sense because I couldn’t find a good article on Abraham Lincoln’s thou…

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