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Editorial: What makes you thankful?

Thanksgiving, Nov. 25, is four weeks away, and this week we renew our annual invitation to you, our readers, to let us know the answers to this question: What makes you thankful?

For a number of years we have run the responses in our Thanksgiving newspaper. They are heartwarming and encouraging, especially so in these days when almost everyone seems to have an issue with someone or something and wants to fight it out in uncompromising broadsides.

So take a step back and take a bit of time to think about what makes you thankful, instead of what makes you mad. It might be a calming activity. Then please let us know.

In order to be included in our Thanksgiving newspaper, please have your submission to us by the close of business on Friday, Nov. 19. Please express yourself fully but concisely—less can be more, especially when space is tight.

You may email your comments to; fax them to 804-693-3101; mail to P.O. Box 2060, Gloucester, Va. 23061; or drop...

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