10 Things to Be Thankful For

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In the United States, November 27th is a day we spend with family and friends. reflecting on things we are thankful for.

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But it can turn into a day of us stuffing our faces with food and watching football! Instead of remembering all our blessings.

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Sometimes we don’t know what we take for granted

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gone… …until they are

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It’s good to be reminded of all our blessings!

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In case, like us, you’ve forgotten the small things to be thankful for… here’s a start:

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sunlight helps your body produce vitamin d. Sunlight also protects against various diseases like osteoporosis, diabetes, rickets and some cancers.

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Google estimates over 1 trillion searches per year! Anything you want to know, you can ask and will usually g et a n a c c u r at e a n s w e r ! Now, all the information in the world is at your fingertips!

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4 In the 1830’s, it took about weeks to get from New York to California by train.

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“The more often we see the things around us - even the beautiful and wonderful things - the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds - even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.” Joseph B. Wirthlin

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For anyone born before the mid 90’s, remember having to use pay phones or beepers to communicate? Thank goodness for faster technology an send off Now, we c computer, sages via our mes r watches. es, or even ou phon

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Once upon a time, people use to own cameras, music players, landline phones, video players, and notebooks. Now, you can have it all in one device. hone ld cellp andhe first h 3,995 e Th for $ chased 984. as pur ch 13, 1 w n Mar o

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The average person generates: 4.3 pounds of waste per day!

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Thank goodness for the hardworking sanitation workers that keep our streets and homes clean. (and much less s melly!)

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Often not given a second thought, opposable thumbs are VITAL to our ability to function! LLENGE: C HA g an hour r y spendin o ahead, t G thumbs. using your I THOUT W

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Not so long ago, people had to fetch their water and use the restroom outside. Thank goodness for indoor plumbing! ld this is hot or co or shine, Rain to use. you had what

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Thousands of refugees are forced to flee their homes due to oppression and war. Freedom of speech, freedom of religion and the freedom to pursue happiness is not available to all people.

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If you live in a country that gives you legal freedoms, just remember: freedom is a privilege.

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“Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. with freedom comes responsibility.” or Roosevelt Elean

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We don’t have to wait until November 27th, to express what we’re thankful for!

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