Thanksgiving typically means food, family and football. But the holiday also might be remembered for the birth of another American tradition, the TV dinner. In 1953, someone at Swanson misjudged how many frozen turkeys the company would sell for Thanksgiving — by 260 tons. 494 more words
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Where will you spend your Thanksgiving?
If you spend it with family or friends around a table piled high with a feast, and maybe followed by a football game, you have much to be thankful for. 544 more words
Sonia Orellana stepped into the musty van, unsure of what awaited her. The then-17-year-old, a mere cipota, Salvadoran slang for little girl, had heard stories of what happens to young Salvadoreñas during their nearly 3,000-mile trek to the United States: kidnappings, rape, death. 1,086 more words
Journalist, Matt Tullis, says he writes about his battle with childhood leukemia often as a way to process and create meaning out of the tremendous struggle that dominated his life. 548 more words
It’s been a strange couple of years.
In August 2013 I moved to Seattle to take a new job. I was leaving the city I love, leaving my friends and my life and diving blind into the great unknown. 610 more words
Many people have discovered that lemon and lemon water can help lower blood sugar in diabetes. In fact, some people have reported that lemons… 734 more words