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NBC12 VIEWPOINT: Thank You for Thanksgiving!

By: Kym Grinnage email

Here's a quote from a USA Today article:

"It's going to take longer to get to that turkey and dressing this year.

That's the message from experts who say that an improving economy, more disposable income, consumer optimism and low gas prices are combining to create the biggest Thanksgiving travel rush in years.

Auto club AAA projects that 46.3 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, a 4.2% increase over last year and the highest volume since 2007."

Don't let the naysayers steal your joy. Next week is a time for family, friends and optimism. That's why it's called Thanksgiving. Each year we have a chance to pause, be with family and friends and not think about all of the things that may be wrong with the world.

And if you know someone that might be alone this Thanksgiving give them a call and an invitation. They might just thank you for it. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

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