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Category: Thanksgiving
November 26, 2013 at 7:34 AM

Pardon a turkey this Thanksgiving

Give thanks with a cruelty-free feast of vegetables, fruits and grains

Hundreds of frozen turkeys are shown before being distributed. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Hundreds of frozen turkeys are shown before being distributed. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

President Obama will get a break from Obamacare when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey [“Let’s talk turkey about shopping on the holiday,” page one, Nov. 25].

Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our good fortune, health and happiness with a life-affirming, cruelty-free feast of vegetables, fruits and grains.

And here are more terrific reasons:

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