Skip to comments.The Real Thanksgiving - You will really enjoy this
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.
This is awesome!
Must watch bump ... Need your heart touched, watch this ...
Mark for later.
That Kuralt fella did some pretty nice work when he was not off in Montana someplace making a booty call...
What an inspiration-—for all of us.
Takes for posting.....
Very cool, thanks for posting!
Why can’t you just be postive?
Good find, amigo.
am sharing that clip with others - great message
Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
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....
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Only in America....
Simply wonderful. Thank you.
Where ELSE in the WORLD could this family have done this? THANK YOU VETERANS!
Beautiful. Thanks for sharing that.
Bump for a must see folks, just read the comments from those who have already viewed it.
Thanks for posting...screen’s all fuzzy, now ;)
Very moving indeed.
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
Bump, trolling for more hearts that need hope and inspiration, this will lift your soul ...
Must Watch Bump ... Hear the American Story told like never before ...
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.
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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.
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.
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.
it would seem the ‘white mans world’ concept has had an effect on you. I am sorry
I can’t watch this til Sun night at the earliest, but it sounds interesting by the reviews.