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How To Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Swallowing The Stereotypes

In this special, holiday edition of Ask Code Switch, we explore ways of moving beyond the simple schoolbook story to celebrate with friends and family.
Pretty sure this isn't how things really went down. Source: Bettmann Archive

Remember the Thanksgiving story you learned in school — how way back when, Pilgrims and Indians got together at one giant dinner table and ate turkey and stuffing and green beans covered in Campbell's mushroom soup? And then there was peace on Earth?

We're all old enough to know that that's not how things really went down. So this week, on Ask Code Switch, we're discussing how a new generation of parents and educators should talk to their kids about Thanksgiving.

Sara, 43, from New

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