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The Real Thanksgiving - You will really enjoy this
Charles Kuralt ^ | Charles Kuralt

Posted on 11/11/2011 7:39:24 AM PST by Scythian

You might have to turn your volume up a little.

Charles Kuralt tells the story, an amazing story ... This is worth watching folks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adsc6kW1Spk


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: thanksgiving

1 posted on 11/11/2011 7:39:29 AM PST by Scythian
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To: onedoug; windcliff

This is awesome!


2 posted on 11/11/2011 7:47:14 AM PST by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: Scythian

Must watch bump ... Need your heart touched, watch this ...


3 posted on 11/11/2011 7:47:32 AM PST by Scythian
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To: stylecouncilor
This is awesome!

I agree, hope others will watch it ...
4 posted on 11/11/2011 7:51:29 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

Mark for later.


5 posted on 11/11/2011 7:53:04 AM PST by Lakeshark
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To: Scythian

That Kuralt fella did some pretty nice work when he was not off in Montana someplace making a booty call...


6 posted on 11/11/2011 7:53:11 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Scythian

What an inspiration-—for all of us.

Takes for posting.....


7 posted on 11/11/2011 7:53:28 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Scythian

Very cool, thanks for posting!


8 posted on 11/11/2011 7:54:31 AM PST by jurroppi1
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Why can’t you just be postive?


9 posted on 11/11/2011 7:54:51 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

Good find, amigo.


10 posted on 11/11/2011 7:55:39 AM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: Scythian

am sharing that clip with others - great message


11 posted on 11/11/2011 7:57:54 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre
am sharing that clip with others - great message

There is no better telling of the American Story, and it is no wonder we have a day of Thanksgiving after watching the video.
12 posted on 11/11/2011 8:00:05 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.


13 posted on 11/11/2011 8:01:04 AM PST by BigBobber
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To: Scythian

Scy, thank you for posting this remarkable story...and surely worth the watch. Would do all well who are struggling in life to watch, equally as much those who have been successful...and all inbetween.

Thank you again....


14 posted on 11/11/2011 8:03:41 AM PST by caww
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To: caww

bump to the top ...


15 posted on 11/11/2011 8:06:50 AM PST by Scythian
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To: 2nd amendment mama

ping!


16 posted on 11/11/2011 8:12:53 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Scythian

Only in America....

Simply wonderful. Thank you.


17 posted on 11/11/2011 8:13:53 AM PST by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: Scythian

Where ELSE in the WORLD could this family have done this? THANK YOU VETERANS!


18 posted on 11/11/2011 8:16:00 AM PST by goodnesswins (My Kid/Grandkids are NOT your ATM, liberals! (Sarah Palin))
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To: Scythian

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing that.


19 posted on 11/11/2011 8:16:55 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: NavyCanDo

Bump for a must see folks, just read the comments from those who have already viewed it.


20 posted on 11/11/2011 8:21:46 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

Thanks for posting...screen’s all fuzzy, now ;)


21 posted on 11/11/2011 8:24:06 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: stylecouncilor

Very moving indeed.


22 posted on 11/11/2011 8:24:56 AM PST by onedoug (lf)
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To: BigBobber

MA Freepers near Malden. Please join me in supporting the Bread of Life’s “Don’t be Alone on Thanksgiving Day” at Malden High School’s cafeteria to deliver meals to 300 people in Senior Housing in Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose, Wakefield, Stoneham and Reading. The delivery line starts at 10:00 and runs until Noon. Routes are typically 20 meals or less. Freep mail me if your can donate 2 hours of your time to help those less fortunate. Please arrive around 9:30 to get familiar with your route and get snack bags. If you can donate a frozen turkey by November 20 it would be greatly appreciated. MGG


23 posted on 11/11/2011 8:29:06 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: onedoug

Bump, trolling for more hearts that need hope and inspiration, this will lift your soul ...


24 posted on 11/11/2011 8:32:18 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

bump


25 posted on 11/11/2011 8:35:59 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

Must Watch Bump ... Hear the American Story told like never before ...


26 posted on 11/11/2011 8:46:21 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

Bump


27 posted on 11/11/2011 8:54:38 AM PST by Scythian
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28 posted on 11/11/2011 9:04:21 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Scythian

How old is this clip, and what are these folks doing now?

My grandparents did the same with not much more wherewithal. Except, they were both college graduates who took up farming in the early 1900s and who were nearly wiped out by fire, drought, and the Great Depression.

My grandmother managed to save enough money for one year’s tuition for each of the 9 children. Then, they worked to get through school and contribute to the tuition of those younger than they.

The oldest graduated from Annapolis, and the government paid his way. So, the money Grandma saved for #1 went to #2, and so forth. They all graduated and enjoyed professional careers, except the youngest who dropped out and took over the farm when my grandfather died. And then WWII intervened (with government controls on farms) and he never went back to college. He worked hard during WWII operating a dairy farm to supply milk, butter, and cheese to the Army.

I do believe the uncle who took over the farm turned out to be the wealthiest of the lot. But, as a bachelor farmer, he sold the herd and went into cotton as soon as the war was over; and the Govt. released him from his contracts.

I’m just saying that there are (or were) lots of people in this nation who started with nothing and made something of themselves. But, if you study the stories, you will usually find that divorce, alcohol, and drug use are not in their baackgounds.

Modern youngsters are really so very spoiled and expect everything to be handed to them on a silver platter.


29 posted on 11/11/2011 9:14:57 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Scythian

bump


30 posted on 11/11/2011 9:49:37 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

for later


31 posted on 11/11/2011 9:57:18 AM PST by stylin19a (obama - "FREDO" smart)
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To: Scythian

bump for later


32 posted on 11/11/2011 10:05:33 AM PST by BallparkBoys (RESIST WE MUCH! ....We must, and we will much, about that, be committed!)
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To: Scythian

for later


33 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:19 AM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Scythian

for later


34 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:37 AM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Noob1999

bump


35 posted on 11/11/2011 11:00:08 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

bump ferlater.


36 posted on 11/11/2011 11:34:43 AM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Scythian
It was a great story until I heard the narrator say,
"remembering of going hungry and share cropping and working for a *white man* for 50 cents a day ..."

Why do they have to add that? They make it sound like the *white man* was evil spawn of the earth.

My grandparents made about that same amount during the depression and they were not happy either but they didn't blame it on the evil spawn of the earth.

37 posted on 11/11/2011 12:49:49 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: Steve Van Doorn
Why do they have to add that?

Most likely because it was a fact. Some people can never see the postive in anything ... I guess your offended? Who does that sound like? I and many others found it very moving and didn't get hung up on that, somethings go beyond petty issues.
38 posted on 11/11/2011 1:01:43 PM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian
""remembering of going hungry and share cropping and working for a *white man* for 50 cents a day ..."

the family was starving because he was working for *white man* for 50 cents a day is not a petty issue to me.

If he said, "a white man that was a cheap a%% hole" I wouldn't have had a problem with it because that signifies an individual that happens to be white.

The narrator intentionally grouped a whole race of people up as 'cheap a%% holes' there by backing up the 'white mans world' that just isn't true.

This is the same type of loose talk that way to many brainwashed people has made Jewish people look bad. It is disgusting.

Hitler was proven to best speaker in history by fooling the masses better then anyone in history. What made him good was that less then 1% of what he said was evil.

It is a type of brain washing.

39 posted on 11/11/2011 2:03:09 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: Steve Van Doorn

This was from the 1970’s, not far from the realities of segregation, the truth is White man did treat Black man like hell for a good long while. Deal with it.


40 posted on 11/11/2011 3:34:15 PM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

it would seem the ‘white mans world’ concept has had an effect on you. I am sorry


41 posted on 11/11/2011 4:11:20 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: Drumbo

I can’t watch this til Sun night at the earliest, but it sounds interesting by the reviews.


42 posted on 11/12/2011 5:11:23 AM PST by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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