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Thanksgiving Proclamation

Thanksgiving Proclamation

Click on the link above to read about when President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving an official U.S.A. holiday by a proclamation amidst the Civil War.


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  1. I just read the entire document. While watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV this morning, my husband was lamenting that it was mostly about cartoon characters, and a venue to promote entertainers. No mention of God’s providence, love, nor grace. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade seemed to mostly be one, long commercial. We’ve sure come a long way, Abe!

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