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A better way to teach kids about Thanksgiving

IF YOU LEARNED ABOUT THANKSGIVING IN AN AMERICAN elementary school, chances are you learned that the holiday commemorates how the Pilgrims of Plymouth, Mass., fresh off the Mayflower, celebrated the harvest by enjoying a potluck-style dinner with their friendly Indian neighbors.

But while that story is inspired by a real 1621 meal, it reflects neither the 17th century

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