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Why do we still celebrate such an awful day?

Posted by on Nov. 20, 2017 at 12:44 PM
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We all know the real truth about thanksgiving, why do we keep celebrating it?
I think we should completely get rid of it and maybe have a different holiday on a different day. Maybe like Family Day or something like that.
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AnnieGoolaheey
by Bronze Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 12:46 PM
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Feel free to do that. Pretty sure most people don't celebrate pilgrims and indians. They celebrate family and eat Turkey.
ABeautifulLife.
by on Nov. 20, 2017 at 12:59 PM
My family doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving for any other reason than to be in the company of people we love and great food. A day to gather together and to be thankful for one another.
motherslove82
by Gold Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Thanksgiving is a day to stop and give thanks. There is no reason to incorporate Pilgrims and Native Americans into this if you don't want to.
Roo1234
by Silver Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 1:02 PM

Traditions are difficult to abandon even on a family scale, to ask an entire nation to stop doing something that has always existed in their lifetime is nearly impossible.

CheerioHolder
by Bronze Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 1:02 PM
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I think very few, if any, people are celebrating a day in history.

It's basically a day to be with family and have a big meal.
virginiamama71
by Carrie on Nov. 20, 2017 at 1:03 PM
The best part for us when we go to visit family members is football and seeing family.
CABZS
by Ruby Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 1:04 PM
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So what is the real truth?

Quoting momofthem311: We all know the real truth about thanksgiving, why do we keep celebrating it?
I think we should completely get rid of it and maybe have a different holiday on a different day. Maybe like Family Day or something like that.
lukesmom2002
by Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 3:55 PM
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We celebrate family and we will be eating Kobe beef prepared by a wonderful chef. It isn't a law that you have to celebrate. Holidays are what we make them. 

anonomomma
by Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 4:01 PM
Thanksgiving was declared a national holiday as a day to be thankful for family and all you have. It had nothing to do with pilgrims and Indians.
DaringNikki
by Member on Nov. 20, 2017 at 4:31 PM
Get rid of Columbus Day too? Let's just erase our past.
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