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ESTABLISH A FOUNDATION OF GRATITUDE
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Establish a Foundation of Gratitude

The United States of America was established on a foundation of thankfulness. After landing at Plymouth, the colonists hosted a three-day event to show gratitude for their first harvest in the fall of 1621. Fifty-five years later, in 1676, the governing council of Charlestown, Massachusetts, issued the first official proclamation declaring the observance of a "Day of Thanksgiving."

It is our heritage, our history, and thankfully, today it is our legacy. As Americans, we can practice the art of thankfulness no matter the trials we've faced, the hardships, or the challenges.

As a nation, in our darkest hours and most tenuous times, we have stopped to collectively offer thanks...

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